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list of Chinese radicals

Chinese radicals are used for classifying the characters in dictionaries for people to retrieve them easily. Are you looking for the complete list of Chinese radicals? There are three different versions of radicals. 

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List of Chinese radicals in Shuo Wen JIe Zi《说文解字》部首大全

The famous《说文解字》by Xu Shen is the first Chinese dictionary compiled by sections with radicals. There are totally 540 radicals and 9353 characters in this dictionary. The original book is divided into one directory and 14 articles. The original book has been lost, but a large number of the contents were cited by other books after the Han Dynasty and the revision completed by 徐铉 Yu Xuan in 986 in the Northern Song Dynasty has come down to now. 《说文解字》plays an extremely important role in Chinese philology.

See the list of Chinese radicals in 說文解字 with explanation in traditional Chinese.

You can retrieve all the related characters by clicking any radical.

See the list of Chinese radicals in《說文解字》with English explanation

The radicals in《说文解字》are the foundation of all the other different versions of radicals.

More about 《说文解字》, see Shuo Wen Jie Zi

List of Chinese radicals in Kangxi Dictionary 康熙部首表

The list of Chinese radicals in Kangxi Dictionary contains 214 radicals.





一畫 一 | 丶 丿 乙 亅
二畫 二 亠 人 儿 入 八 冂 冖冫 几 凵 刀 力 勹 匕 匚 匸 十 卜 卩 厂 厶 又
三畫 口 囗 土 士 𠸖 夊 夕 大 女 子 宀 寸 小 尢 尸 屮 山 巛 工 己 巾 干 ⼳ 广 廴 廾 弋 弓 彐 彡 彳
四畫 心 戈 戶 手 支 攴 文 斗 斤 方 无 日 曰 月 木 欠 止 歹 殳 毋 比 毛 氏 气 水 火 爪 父 爻 爿 片 牙 牛 犬
五畫 玄 玉 瓜 瓦 甘 生 用 田 疋 疒 癶 白 皮 皿 目 矛 矢 石 示 禸 禾 穴 立
六畫 竹 米 糸 缶 网 羊 羽 老 而 耒 耳 聿 肉 臣 自 至 臼 舌 舛 舟 艮 色 艸 虍 虫 血 行 衣 襾
七畫 見 角 言 谷 豆 豕 豸 貝 赤 走 足 身 車 辛 辰 辵 邑 酉 釆 里
八畫 金 長 門 阜 隶 隹 雨 青 非
九畫 面 革 韋 韭 音 頁 風 飛 食 首 香
十畫 馬 骨 高 髟 鬥 鬯 鬲 鬼
十一畫 魚 鳥 鹵 鹿 麥 麻
十二畫 黃 黍 黑 黹
十三畫 黽 鼎 鼓 鼠
十四畫 鼻 齊
十五畫
十六畫 龍 龜
十七畫

To retrieve the related characters for every radical: 傳統部首索引

See the list of Chinese radicals in 康熙部首 in wikipedia

List of Chinese radicals in Xinhua Dictionary 新华字典部首表

The list Chinese radicals in Xinhua Dictionary contains 189 radicals.

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笔画六:耒艸臣虫而耳缶艮虍臼米齐肉色舌覀页先行血羊聿至舟衣竹自羽糸糹
笔画七:貝采镸車辰赤辵豆谷見角克里卤麦身豕辛言邑酉豸走足
笔画八:青靑雨齿長非阜金釒隶門靣飠鱼隹
笔画九:風革骨鬼韭面首韋香頁音
笔画十:髟鬯鬥高鬲馬
笔画十一:黄鹵鹿麻麥鳥魚
笔画十二:鼎黑黽黍黹
笔画十三:鼓鼠
笔画十四:鼻齊
笔画十五:齒龍龠

To retrieve the related characters for every radical: 字典部首索引

These three different versions of radicals are the epitome of the development of classifying Chinese characters.

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