Radical 13

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Radical 13 (U+2F0C)
(U+5182) "wide"
Pinyin: jiōng
Bopomofo: ㄐㄩㄥ
Gwoyeu Romatzyh: jiong
Wade–Giles: chiung1
Cantonese Yale: gwing2
Jyutping: gwing1
Hiragana: まきがまえ makigamae
Kanji: 冏構 makigamae
Hangul: 멀 meol
Sino-Korean: 경 gyeong
Stroke order animation

Radical 13, meaning down box or wide, is one of 23 of the 214 Kangxi radicals that are composed of 2 strokes. In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 50 characters (out of 40,000) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 13[edit]

strokes characters
0 strokes
2 strokes 冃 冄 内 円 冇 冈
3 strokes 冉 冊 冋 册 囘
4 strokes 再 冎
5 strokes
6 strokes
7 strokes 冑 冒
8 strokes 冓 冔
9 strokes


  • 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. 
  • Leyi Li: “Tracing the Roots of Chinese Characters: 500 Cases”. Beijing 1993, ISBN 978-7-5619-0204-2

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See also[edit]

  • KangXi: page 128, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1506
  • Dae Jaweon: page 289, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 96, character 13