Radical 211

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For the four stroke tooth radical, see Radical 92.
Radical 211 (U+2FD2)
(U+9F52) "teeth"
Pinyin: chǐ
Bopomofo: ㄔˇ
Wade–Giles: ch'ih3
Jyutping: ci2
Cantonese Yale: chi2
Hiragana: シ shi
は ha
Kanji: 歯偏 hahen
Hangul: 이 i
Sino-Korean: 치 chi
radical 211 in the Shuowen Dictionary

Radical 211 meaning "teeth" is the only one of the 214 Kangxi radicals that is composed of 15 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are only 21 characters (out of 40 000) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 211[edit]

strokes character
without additional strokes
1 additional stroke
2 additional strokes
3 additional strokes
4 additional strokes 齖 齗 齘
5 additional strokes 齙 齚 齛 齜 齝 齞 齟 齠 齡 齢 齣
6 additional strokes 齤 齥 齦 齧 齨 齩
7 additional strokes 齪 齫 齬
8 additional strokes 齭 齮 齯 齰 齱
9 additional strokes 齲 齳 齴 齵 齶 齷
10 additional strokes 齸 齹 齺 齻
13 additional strokes 齼 齽
20 additional strokes


  • 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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