Radical 52

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← 51 Radical 52 (U+2F33) 53 →
(U+5E7A) "short, tiny"
Pinyin:yāo
Bopomofo:ㄧㄠ
Wade–Giles:yao1
Cantonese Yale:yiū
Jyutping:jiu1
Pe̍h-ōe-jī:iau
Kana:ヨー yō
Kanji:糸頭 itogashira
Hangul:작을 jageul
Sino-Korean:요 yo
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Radical 52 meaning "short" or "tiny" is 1 of 31 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of three strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 50 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 52[edit]

strokes character
without additional strokes
1 additional stroke
2 additional strokes
6 additional strokes
9 additional strokes

Literature[edit]

  • Fazzioli, Edoardo (1987). Chinese calligraphy : from pictograph to ideogram : the history of 214 essential Chinese/Japanese characters. calligraphy by Rebecca Hon Ko. New York, 1987: Abbeville Press. ISBN 0-89659-774-1.
  • Lunde, Ken (Jan 5, 2009). "Appendix J: Japanese Character Sets" (PDF). CJKV Information Processing: Chinese, Japanese, Korean & Vietnamese Computing (Second ed.). Sebastopol, Calif.: O'Reilly Media. ISBN 978-0-596-51447-1.

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