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.


Referenced characters

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RSround, staremodf. : people wearing expensive robes going round while everybody stares at them
RS𧧿𤕝teach, classolder person instilling ("knocking") filial piety in children ; ; ; ; ;
𠃌𠃌RSperson leaning to the left
RSone, a, an, alone one thing ; ancient form ; 𠮛 ; pt.: heaven ; earth, ground, place: 𣄼
RSexamine, test, investigate, consider, think overexperienced person holding his breath while examining something: he's thinking something ; ;
RSeight, all around, all sides
  • eight can be separated in two: two diverging branches
  • con.: several, even, divide
RSblack, dark, evilvillage fields being burned in autumn
  • hand with five fingers
  • con.: hand
RStree, wood, lumber, wooden ; con.: wooden thing, plant, vegetation , ; ;
RS𣅆period of time, date, time limit ; ;
RSfire, flame, burn, anger, rage
  • flames
  • coals in a fireplace:
  • person waving with his arms in the air: something is on fire!
; ; ; ;
RS𠚣knife, sword, old coin, measure
  • 𠚣
  • con.: cutting edge, knife, scissors, sickle, chisel, money with which soldiers were paid
; ; ;
RS 𠂇𦥑hand, person hand ; con.: action, activity, be involved, work ; diagonally crossing strokes are usually a hand ; ; ; al. 𠂇 𦥑
RS𢓓make, work, compose, write, act, perform person watching another person being thrown in the air : quite an act which is hard work but makes for a good performance
RSbig, great, vast, large, high, a man spreading his arms wide to take something big; al. 尢: ; ; ; ;
RStwo hands al. 开; ; ;
RSsoil, earth, items made of earth
  • person standing on the ground or tree growing in the soil groing in the soil
  • con. field, place where people live and work, clay, mud, dust
; ;
happy, glad, enjoyable, music
  • instrument with a white center on a stand made of wood and hung on strings ; everybody is happy when they hear music
  • drum on a stand
; ; ; ;
stop, halt, stay, detain, keepstop the work on the fields to look at two moons / or at something small
RS𠤎spoon, ladle, knife, dirk, man the top can hold something like a spoon; man (bowing): ; al. 𠤎 𠤕
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