Radical 185

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← 184 Radical 185 (U+2FB8) 186 →
(U+9996) "head"
Pinyin: shǒu
Bopomofo: ㄕㄡˇ
Wade–Giles: shou3
Cantonese Yale: sau2
Jyutping: sau2
Kana: シュー, シュ shū, shu
くび kubi
Kanji: 首 kubi
Hangul: 머리 meori
Sino-Korean: 수 su
Stroke order animation
首-order.gif

Radical 185 meaning "head" is 1 of 11 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 9 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 20 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 185[edit]

seal script character
strokes character
without additional strokes
2 additional strokes
8 additional strokes

Literature[edit]

  • 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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