Radical 131

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← 130 Radical 131 (U+2F82) 132 →
(U+81E3) "minister, official"
Gwoyeu Romatzyh:chern
Cantonese Yale:sàhn
Kana:シン, ジン shin, jin
おみ omi
Kanji:臣 shin
Hangul:신하 sinha
Sino-Korean:신 sin
Stroke order animation

Radical 131 meaning "minister" or "official" is 1 of 29 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 6 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 16 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 131[edit]

seal script character
strokes character
without additional strokes
2 additional strokes
6 additional strokes
8 additional strokes
11 additional 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.
  • 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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