Radical 139

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← 138 Radical 139 (U+2F8A) 140 →
(U+8272) "color, form"
Cantonese Yale:sik1
Kana:ショク, シキ shoku, shiki
いろ iro
Kanji:色 iro
Hangul:빛 bit
Sino-Korean:색 saek
Stroke order animation

Radical 139 meaning "color" or "form" is 1 of 29 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 6 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 21 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 139[edit]

seal script character
strokes character
without additional strokes
4 additional strokes
5 additional strokes
8 additional strokes
13 additional strokes
18 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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