Radicals 1-5 (Sets: 1 of 30)

May 31, 2009, 10:15 PM posted in General Discussion

zhǔ 'dot'


Strokes: 1 Examples: 之


yī 'one'

Also means a, an

Strokes: 1 Examples: 于


shù 'down'


Strokes: 1 Examples: 中 北 冉


piě 'left'

Strokes: 1 Examples:



yǐ 'twist'

Also: 乛 乚, the top and side of 刁

Also means Heavenly Stem, an old character for Fish Guts.

Strokes: 1 Examples:


Sources: http://www.kzxy.com.cn/Article/ArticleShow.asp?ArticleID=17116#%E4%B8%80%E7%94%BB%EF%BC%885%EF%BC%89 / William McNaughton Reading and Writing Chinese. Tuttle Langauge Library / http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Index:Chinese_radical#1_stroke / http://www.geocities.com/tokyo/pagoda/3847/flux/radscheme.htm


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May 30, 2009, 03:53 PM

very nice.

I really should learn the names of the funny strokes.