Radical 10

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For the five stroke legs radical, see Radical 105.
Radical 10 (U+2F09)
(U+513F) "legs"
Pinyin: ér
Bopomofo: ㄦˊ
Wade–Giles: erh2
Jyutping: jan4
Cantonese Yale: yan4
Hiragana: にんにょう ninnyō
Kanji: 人繞 ninnyō
人足 hitoashi
Hangul: 어진사람 eojinsalam
Sino-Korean: 인 in

Radical 10 meaning "legs" is one of 23 of the 214 Kangxi radicals that are composed of 2 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 52 characters (out of 40,000) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 10[edit]

seal script character
strokes character
without additional strokes
1 additional stroke
2 additional strokes 允 兂 元
3 additional strokes
4 additional strokes 充 兆 兇 先 光 兊 尧
5 additional strokes 克 兌 兎 兏 児 兑
6 additional strokes 免 兒 兓 兔 兕 兖
7 additional strokes 兗 兘 兙
8 additional strokes 党 兛
9 additional strokes 兜 兝 兞
10 additional stroke 兟 兠
11 additional strokes
12 additional strokes
14 additional strokes
19 additional strokes

Literature[edit]

  • Fazzioli, Edoardo. Chinese calligraphy : from pictograph to ideogram : the history of 214 essential Chinese/Japanese characters. calligraphy by Rebecca Hon Ko. New York: Abbeville Press. ISBN 0-89659-774-1. 
  • Leyi Li: “Tracing the Roots of Chinese Characters: 500 Cases”. Beijing 1993, ISBN 978-7-5619-0204-2

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