Radical 14

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Radical 14 (U+2F0D)
(U+5196) "cover"
Pinyin:
Bopomofo: ㄇ一ˋ
Wade–Giles: mi4
Jyutping: mik6
Cantonese Yale: mik6
Hiragana: わかんむり wakanmuri
Kanji: ワ冠 wakanmuri
Hangul: 덮을 deopeul
Sino-Korean: 멱 myeok
Stroke order.

Radical 14, meaning cover, is one of 23 of the 214 Kangxi radicals that are composed of 2 strokes. In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 30 characters (out of 40,000) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 14[edit]

strokes characters
0 strokes
2 strokes 冗 冘
3 strokes 写 冚
4 strokes
5 strokes 军 冝
6 strokes
7 strokes 冟 冠
8 strokes 冡 冢 冣 冤 冥 冦 冧
9 strokes
12 strokes
14 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

External links[edit]

See also[edit]

  • KangXi: page 130, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1565
  • Dae Jaweon: page 292, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 302, character 14