Radical 23

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(U+5338) "hiding enclosure"
Gwoyeu Romatzyh:shih
Cantonese Yale:hái
Kana:けい, かくす (kei, kakusu)
Kanji:隠構, 匸構 kakushigamae
Hangul:감출 gamchul
Sino-Korean:혜 hye
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Radical 23 meaning "hiding enclosure" is 1 of 23 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of two strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 17 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 23[edit]

Small seal script character
strokes character
without additional strokes
2 additional strokes 匹 区
6 additional strokes
7 additional strokes
9 additional strokes 匾 匿 區


  • Fazzioli, Edoardo (1987). Chinese calligraphy : from pictograph to ideogram : the history of 214 essential Chinese/Japanese characters. calligraphy by Rebecca Hon Ko. New York, 1987: 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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