Radical 99

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← 98 Radical 99 (U+2F62) 100 →
(U+7518) "sweet"
Pinyin:gān
Bopomofo:ㄍㄢ
Gwoyeu Romatzyh:gan
Wade–Giles:kan1
Cantonese Yale:gām
Jyutping:gam1
Kana:カン, あまい kan, amai
Kanji:甘 amai
Hangul:달 dal
Sino-Korean:감 gam
Stroke order animation
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Radical 99 meaning "sweet" is 1 of 23 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 5 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 22 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 99[edit]

strokes character
without additional strokes
3 additional strokes
4 additional strokes
6 additional strokes 甛 甜
8 additional strokes 甝 甞

Literature[edit]

  • Fazzioli, Edoardo (1987). 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.
  • 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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