Radical 168

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← 167 Radical 168 (U+2FA7) 169 →
(U+9577) "long, grow"
Pinyin:cháng
Bopomofo:ㄔㄤˊ
Wade–Giles:ch'ang2
Cantonese Yale:cheung4, jeung2
Jyutping:coeng4, zoeng2
Kana:チョー, ジョー chō, jō
ながい nagai
Kanji:長 nagai
Hangul:길장 gil
Sino-Korean:부 jang
Stroke order animation
長-order.gif

Radical 168 meaning "long" or "grow" is 1 of 9 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 8 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 55 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 168[edit]

strokes character
without additional strokes 長 镸 长
3 additional strokes 䦇 镹
4 additional strokes
5 additional strokes 𨱪 䦈 䦉 镻
6 additional strokes
8 additional strokes
11 additional strokes
12 additional strokes
14 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: 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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