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.
𢩫collect, draw in, gather, receive, handle
  • hand reaching out to receive in order to handle or collect
  • ⓢ hand of the concubine reaching out to receive her visitor
RSreceive, continue, catch, connect, touch
  • hand of a woman ready to please : she will receive you and continue to care for you connecting with your inner feelings while touching you