Radical 58

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← 57 Radical 58 (U+2F39) 59 →
(U+5F50) "pig snout"
Cantonese Yale:gai
Kana:ケイ kei
Kanji:頭 keigashira
Hangul:돼지머리 dwaeji meori
Sino-Korean:계 gye
Stroke order animation

Radical 58 meaning "pig snout" is 1 of 31 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of three strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 25 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 58[edit]

seal script character
strokes character
without additional strokes 彐 彑
2 additional strokes
3 additional strokes
5 additional strokes 彔 录
6 additional strokes
7 additional strokes
8 additional strokes
9 additional strokes
10 additional strokes 彙 彚
13 additional strokes 彛 彜
15 additional strokes 彝 彞
19 additional strokes
23 additional strokes


  • Fazzioli, Edoardo. 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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