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Radicals index

Sorting radicals via shape to make Chinese character lookup easy
Published: 2020 11 17

Chinese character radicals are generally listed in a specific order based first and foremost on stroke count.

In the Chinsym radical index, radicals are sorted into 12 basic shape groups to make radical lookup a little bit easier.

Radical Index, TOC

囗 box

The following radicals are all grouped under the 囗 shape (box):

⺆ top

The following radicals are all grouped under the ⺆ shape (top):

凵 bottom

The following radicals are all grouped under the 凵 shape (bottom):

以 hook

The following radicals are all grouped under the 以 shape (hook):

乛 right

The following radicals are all grouped under the 乛 shape (right):

厂 left

The following radicals are all grouped under the 厂 shape (left):

丿 slant

The following radicals are all grouped under the 丿 shape (slant):

丶 dot

The following radicals are all grouped under the 丶 shape (dot):

八 hat

The following radicals are all grouped under the 八 shape (hat):

一 horizontal

The following radicals are all grouped under the 一 shape (horizontal):

丨 vertical

The following radicals are all grouped under the 丨 shape (vertical):

十 cross

The following radicals are all grouped under the 十 shape (cross):

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