Radical 7

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Radical 7 (U+2F06)
(U+4E8C) "two"
Pinyin: èr
Bopomofo: ㄦˋ
Gwoyeu Romatzyh: ell
Wade–Giles: êrh4
Cantonese Yale: yih
Jyutping: ji6
Hiragana: に ni
Kanji: 二 ni
Hangul: 두 do
Sino-Korean: 이 i
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Radical 7 meaning "two" is one of 23 of the 214 Kangxi radicals that are composed of 2 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 29 characters (out of 40,000) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 7[edit]

strokes character
without additional strokes
1 additional stroke
2 additional strokes
3 additional strokes
4 additional strokes
5 additional strokes
6 additional strokes

Literature[edit]

  • Fazzioli, Edoardo. 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

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