- We have learnt the character 虫 , which means worm or insert. It can act as a radical to form words which are related to worm or insert.
- When it acts as a radical, it is called 虫字旁 （ chóng zì páng ）.
- Here are some of the characters with radical 虫. Some are are related to insert and some are not:
Character Pinyin Meaning Pronunciation Link 虽 suī although Link 融 róng melt; blend Link 蠢 chǔn stupid Link 蛇 shé snake Link 蚁蚂 mǎ yǐ ant 蚊子 wén zi mosquito 苍蝇 cāng yíng fly 蜈蚣 wú gōng centipede 蜘蛛 zhī zhū spider 蟑螂 zhāng láng cockroach 蜻蜓 qīng tíng dragonfly 蜂 fēng bee 蝴蝶 hú dié butterfly 蛾 é moth 虱 shī louse 虾 xiā shrimp 蟹 xiè crab
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