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.
RSfair, equitable, public, duke
  • many individuals working together, serving the public in a fair way; they have a park with pine trees
  • an honorable man with a mustache and pipe looks like a duke or father-in-law
  • a bull has horns and a snout (male animal)
  • (arm with cleaver in motion) divides in two: fare and equitable in the public interest
  • individual looks like an arm with cleaver in motion that divides in 2 equal pieces : this is fair , just and equitable which is in the public and common interest
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