Radical 15

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Radical 15 (U+2F0E)
(U+51AB) "ice"
Pinyin: bīng
Bopomofo: ㄅ一ㄥ
Wade–Giles: ping1
Cantonese Yale: bing1
Jyutping: bing1
Hiragana: にすい nisui
Kanji: 二水 nisui
Hangul: 얼음 eoreum
Sino-Korean: 빙 bing
Stroke order animation

Radical 15, meaning ice, is one of 23 of the 214 Kangxi radicals that are composed of 2 strokes. In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 115 characters (out of 40,000) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 15[edit]

strokes characters
0 strokes
1 stroke
3 strokes
4 strokes 冰 冱 冲 决 冴
5 strokes 况 冶 冷 冸 冹 冺
6 strokes 冻 冼 冽 冾 冿 净
7 strokes 凁 凂 凃
8 strokes 凄 凅 准 凇 凈 凉 凊 凋 凌 凍 凎
9 strokes 减 凐 凑
10 strokes 凒 凓 凔 凕 凖
11 strokes
12 strokes
13 strokes 凙 凚 凛 凜
14 strokes 凝 凞
15 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

External links[edit]

See also[edit]

  • KangXi: page 131, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1607
  • Dae Jaweon: page 294, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 295, character 1