Radical 143

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Radical 143 (U+2F8E)
(U+8840) "blood"
Pinyin: xuè
Bopomofo: ㄒㄩㄝˋ
Wade–Giles: hsüeh4
Cantonese Yale: hyut3
Jyutping: hyut3
Hiragana: ケツ, ケチ ketsu, kechi
ち chi
Kanji: 血偏 chihen
Hangul: 피 pi
Sino-Korean: 혈 hyeol
Stroke order animation

Radical 143 meaning "blood" is 1 of 29 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 6 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 60 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 143[edit]

seal script character
strokes character
without additional strokes
3 additional strokes 衁 衂
4 additional strokes 衃 衄
5 additional strokes
6 additional strokes 衆 衇 衈 衉
15 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. 

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