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.
love, be fond of, like
  • make one's heart wide open and transfer it with hands and feet
  • ⓢ a friend with wide open hands
  • love is a force (the claw ) keeping friends in the same house
  • two big hands protecting two small hands from rain and falling rocks ... that must be love.