Chinese Radicals

The building blocks of Chinese characters

What are radicals?
1 stroke
  1. one
  2. line
  3. dot
  4. 丿 slash
  5. 乚 乛 second
  6. hook
2 strokes
  1. two
  2. lid
  3. 𠂉 亻 person
  4. legs
  5. enter
  6. eight
  7. borders
  8. cover
  9. ice
  10. table
  11. container
  12. ⺈ 刂 knife
  13. power
  14. wrap
  15. spoon
  16. box
  17. enclosure
  18. ten
  19. divination
  20. kneel
  21. cliff
  22. private
  23. again
  24. stride
3 strokes
  1. mouth
  2. enclosure
  3. earth
  4. scholar
  5. stroll
  6. march
  7. evening
  8. big
  9. woman
  10. child
  11. roof
  12. inch
  13. small
  14. 兀 尣 lame
  15. corpse
  16. sprout
  17. mountain
  18. 巜 川 river
  19. work
  20. 已 巳 self
  21. scarf
  22. shield
  23. short
  24. 广 shelter
  25. two hands
  26. shoot
  27. bow
  28. snout
  29. bristle
  30. step
4 strokes
  1. ⺗ 忄 heart
  2. halberd
  3. door
  4. 龵 扌 hand
  5. branch
  6. tap
  7. literature
  8. fight
  9. axe
  10. square
  11. negative
  12. sun
  13. say
  14. meat
  15. tree
  16. owe
  17. stop
  18. death
  19. lance
  20. do not
  21. compare
  22. hair
  23. clan
  24. steam
  25. 氵 氺 water
  26. fire
  27. claw
  28. father
  29. intertwine
  30. splinter
  31. slice
  32. fang
  33. ⺧ 牜 cow
  34. dog
  35. tile
5 strokes
  1. dark
  2. jade
  3. melon
  4. sweet
  5. life
  6. use
  7. field
  8. cloth
  9. sickness
  10. footsteps
  11. white
  12. skin
  13. dish
  14. eye
  15. spear
  16. arrow
  17. stone
  18. sign
  19. track
  20. grain
  21. cave
  22. stand
6 strokes
  1. bamboo
  2. rice
  3. 糹 纟 silk
  4. jar
  5. net
  6. ⺶  sheep
  7. feather
  8. old
  9. beard
  10. plow
  11. ear
  12. ⺻ 肀 brush
  13. meat
  14. minister
  15. self
  16. arrive
  17. mortar
  18. tongue
  19. chaotic
  20. boat
  21. limit
  22. colour
  23. grass
  24. tiger
  25. insect
  26. blood
  27. go
  28. clothes
  29. 西 覀 cover
7 strokes
  1. see
  2. horn
  3. 訁 讠 speech
  4. valley
  5. bean
  6. pig
  7. cat
  8. shell
  9. red
  10. on foot
  11. foot
  12. body
  13. car
  14. bitter
  15. morning
  16. walk
  17. town
  18. wine
  19. divide
  20. village
8 strokes
  1. 釒 钅 gold
  2. 镸 长 long
  3. gate
  4. mound
  5. slave
  6. sparrow
  7. rain
  8. green
  9. wrong
9 strokes
  1. face
  2. rawhide
  3. leather
  4. leek
  5. sound
  6. page
  7. wind
  8. fly
  9. 飠 饣 food
  10. head
  11. fragrant
  12. bone
  13. ghost
10 strokes
  1. horse
  2. tall
  3. long hair
  4. fight
  5. sacrificial
  6. cauldron
11 strokes
  1. fish
  2. bird
  3. salt
  4. 鹿 deer
  5. wheat
  6. hemp
12 strokes
  1. yellow
  2. millet
  3. black
  4. tapestry
  5. tripod
13 strokes
  1. frog
  2. drum
  3. rat
14 strokes
  1. nose
  2. even
15 strokes
  1. 齿 tooth
16 strokes
  1. dragon
18 strokes
  1. turtle
17 strokes
  1. flute