allograph (different shape but same meaning)
connotation as a character part
abbreviated, abbreviation
contracted, contraction
extended meaning
kanji, ideograph, character
literal translation from the Shuowen Jiezi
modified, modification
mijn hanzi, modification
opposite meaning or situation
when used as a character part
explanation according to Richard Sears (
one of the 214 radicals in the traditional character classification system
situation chosen for evoking this meaning
suffix for counting units of objects, etc.
Unclassified by Joseph De Roo.


Referenced characters

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RS𨸏𡶫mound, abundant, ample, numerous, slope, rad. 170
  • many mounds 𨸏
  • al. 阝: left hand side character part
RSthe fourth of the earthly branches, mortiseRS. (1) the seal characcter is supposed to be an open door (2) (-) all derive from the same oracle character possibly two opposing moons representing some time of year indicator
RS𡇃𨙨area, district, city, state, rad. 163
  • place with subservient people
  • al. 阝: right hand side character part
RSsubservient person person who is bowing al. 巴:
RS𠂉𠂊man, people, mankind, someone else, rad. 9person standing wide legged → ;
RS𠂟distinguish, sort, rad. 165RS. distinguishing rocks from rice :
RSseal, kneel, rad. 26 modf. : person kneeling offering his seal to somebody ;
RSviolent, brutal, tyrannicalRS. the savage attack (two hands going out ) of a buck in clear daylight :
sort, class, group, kind, category
  • different kinds of living things: plants , animals and men
  • /different kinds of living things: men and plants
𧶻𧶝trade, barter, mixed, rashlymoney moving from one moon to another moon /
RS廿𠦶leather, animal hides, change, reform, rad. 177al. 廿: ; ; ;
RShalf of tree trunk, rad. 90lit. half of a tree
RS𤯓life, living, lifetime, birth branches of a plant or tree 𤯓 being slashed off: the branch grows back and if you plant the cut off part it becomes a new plant ; ; ; ;
便便RS𠊳convenience, ease, expedientif a man does more than he has been asked: quite convenient
RS丿slash, bend, rad. 4 left hand side of two rivers coming together ; con. write
RSmore, still further, much more, renew, grow late, night watchRS. fire in a hearth being stoked by the night watch : more wood being put on the fire
RSconsent, approve
RS𠄰𠈣 𦒳𦒴𪀧old, aged, experienced, rad. 125
  • person eating with spoon (having no teeth) food he has cut from the fields (therefore his back is bent )
  • RS. old man with long hair leaning on a cane
; ; ; ;
RS𨙺𡚽𤫧good, excellent, fine, well; love a woman should have a good relation with her child ; a woman loving her child ; ;
edge, margin, side, border
  • go to see that which is usually far away : the border
  • /army going to the border to show in force or with a sword
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