Radicals礻and 衤

礻vs 衤

These two radicals 礻and 衤are very similar at the first glance, but they are absolutely different and have nothing to do with each other. 




礻示字旁

礻, originally a stone table for sacrificial offering, serves as a radical to express meanings related to spirits, worship, temples, religious activities, etc. Examples:

礿

衤衣字旁

衤, originally a garment, serves as a radical to express meanings related to clothing. Check the component .

Examples of characters of the radical 衤

  

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