Radical 69

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← 68 Radical 69 (U+2F44) 70 →
(U+65A4) "axe"
Gwoyeu Romatzyh:jin
Cantonese Yale:gān
Kana:キン, おの kin, ono
Kanji:斧 ono
Hangul:도끼 dokki
Sino-Korean:근 geun
Stroke order animation

Radical 69 meaning "axe" is 1 of 34 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 4 strokes. It is also the symbol of the catty, a traditional Chinese unit of mass used across East and Southeast Asia, notably for weighing food and other groceries in some wet markets, street markets, and shops.

In the Kangxi Dictionary, there are 55 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 69[edit]

strokes character
without additional strokes
1 additional stroke
4 additional strokes 斦 斧 斨 斩
5 additional strokes 斪 斫
7 additional strokes 斬 断
8 additional strokes 斮 斯
9 additional strokes 新 斱
10 additional strokes
11 additional strokes
12 additional strokes
13 additional strokes 斵 斶
14 additional strokes
21 additional strokes


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