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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RSsky, heaven, god, celestial which is above even the biggest man ; al. : top stroke of : ; : ; : top stroke of : heaven = good, superior: ; :
RSrad. 13 or rad. 14 wide, cover, countryside
  • where the sky is wide open visible
  • con.: market (wide open/covered place in the city), roof (covered place), sky
RS𨑔𨑖𨑓𡆡rise, stand up, go up, begin done right before walking by oneself
𣆶night, evening, latewhen the sun has escaped from view𣄼 西
RS𢀒self, oneself, personal, private, 6th heavenly stem
  • RS. weaving threads : each thread follows it's own unique course through the fabric
  • con. woven
; ; ; al. 巳:
RS𠻖𤽛a star, planet, any point of light
  • living light like the sun
  • planet born from the sun
𠂂𣊂𤽘𣧩𠔾𢍐 𣈩end, finally, in the endwalking on ice holding a line : it could mean your end ;
RSsmall, tiny, insignificant small baby 𢦑 ; () ; al. ⺌: ; : ;
RS𠔙winter, 11th lunar monthwhen one walks on ice ; ;
RSheart, mind, intelligence, soul image of heart ; what touches the heart influences mind and soul ; al. 忄: 1143-1178; :
RS𠿧𠹧𡅟𠾃𡄚𧶜 𡄚commerce, business, trade, make a deal, selling modf. 𠹧: big man / standing at the market selling with a loud mouth
RSwater, liquid, lotion, juice, rad. 85taken at both sides of the river : ; 尿 ; ; , : ; :
𤤴two pieces of jade joined togethertwo pieces of jade : 𤤴
RS𡎱𡓵to restrain, to dam a stream and change its direction, a moundclay pottery made in the west 西/: used to restrain liquids
RSeye, look, see, division, topic, rad. 109 ; topic is something that catches the eye ; ; ; 3955-3972; :
𥄙look at, inspect, observe, see
to help, assist, to defend, shoe upperwhite clothes sent to help keeping warm at night/clothes and abundant vegetation burnt for heating help keeping the people in the city warm
RStwo, twice twice one ; ; al. 冫:
RS𠁥𢆉 𦍋𦍌𨋽sheep, goat, rad. 123horns of a sheep ; 𠁥; ; al. ⺷: ; lamb contr.:
RSoffspring, child, fruit, seed of, 1st terrestrial branch ; 𠫓;
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