Radicals 6-10 (Sets: 2 of 30)
Not to be confused with 冖 (mì/crown) or 宀 (mián/roof)
Strokes: 2 Examples: 六 亢 市
Not to be confused with 氵(shuǐ/water)
Strokes: 2 Examples: 冯 冲 次
Strokes: 2 Examples: 写 军 罕
Abbreviation for 言 (yán/words)
Strokes:2 Examples: 记 讪 诂
Strokes: 2 Examples: 开 井 元
Regarding the Radical 冫 (bīng/ice), does any one know the name of the second (笔画) stroke? Is it 提 (tí/to raise)?
My apologise for re-posting this and the previous two posts, I've needed to change the titles twice already for keeping track of both my 'Radical Posts' and 'Hanzi insights.'
Sources: William McNaughton's Reading and Writing Chinese. Tuttle Language Library / http://www.mdbg.net/chindict/chindict.php / http://www.kzxy.com.cn/Article/ArticleShow.asp?ArticleID=17116#%E4%B8%89%E7%94%BB%EF%BC%8838%EF%BC%89 / http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Index:Chinese_radical#1_stroke
chenggwoJune 05, 2009, 04:58 PM
Yes, I think it is a ti stoke. The stroke directions are very important. The first stroke for the character for 'hand' goes from right to left. So I don't call that a heng stroke. The next two strokes after that are heng strokes.