Radical 79

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← 78 Radical 79 (U+2F4E) 80 →
(U+6BB3) "weapon, lance"
Cantonese Yale:syùh
Kana:シュ, ほこ shu, hoko
Kanji:殳旁 hokozukuri
Hangul:칠 chil
Sino-Korean:수 su
Stroke order animation

Radical 79 meaning "weapon" or "lance" is 1 of 34 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 4 strokes. In the Kangxi Dictionary, there are 93 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 79[edit]

strokes character
without additional strokes
5 additional strokes 殴 段 殶
6 additional strokes 殷 殸 殹 殺
7 additional strokes
8 additional strokes 殼 殽
9 additional strokes 殾 殿 毀 毁 毂
10 additional strokes 毃 毄
11 additional strokes 毅 毆
12 additional strokes 毇 毈
15 additional strokes
19 additional strokes


  • 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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