Radical 179

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Radical 179 (U+2FB2)
(U+97ED) "leek"
Pinyin: jiǔ
Bopomofo: ㄐㄧㄡ
Wade–Giles: chiu3
Jyutping: gau2
Cantonese Yale: gau2
Hiragana: キュウ, にら kyū, nira
Kanji: 韭 nira
Hangul: 부추 buchu

Radical 179 meaning "leek" is 1 of 11 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 9 strokes.[1]

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 20 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 179[edit]

strokes character
without additional strokes
6 additional strokes
7 additional strokes
8 additional strokes
10 additional strokes



  1. ^ "Unihan data for U+97ED". Unicode Consortium. Retrieved 1 April 2011.