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.
𠚕teeth, gears, cogs, age, rad. 211
  • stop holes forming in RS. a mouth full of teeth 𠚕
  • a dentist stops rice from entering holes in teeth
  • white teeth like rice stopping things entering the mouth
  • /stops things entering the mouth
  • stopping gears in a machine