- We have learnt the character 言 , which means speak, speech or words. It can act as a radical to form words which are related to speech or words.
- When it acts as a radical, it is called 言字旁 （ yán zì páng ） and is written as 讠.
- Here are the characters with radical 讠 that we have learnt. Some are are related to speech/word and some are not:
Character Pinyin Meaning Pronunciation Link 请 qǐng request; ask Link 谢 xiè thank Link 认 rèn recognize; identify; distinguish Link 识 shí know Link 谁 shuí who; whom; whose Link 说 shuō say; speak; talk; Link 讲 jiǎng speak; say; tell Link 话 huà word; talk Link 语 yǔ language; words; dialect Link 让 ràng make allowances; give way Link 读 dú read Link 谈 tán talk; chat; discuss Link 记 jì remember; bear in mind Link 计 jì calculate Link 试 shì try Link 训 xùn instruct; give somebody a lecture Link 该 gāi ought to be; should be Link 课 kè subject Link 谎 huǎng lie; falsehood Link 访 fǎng call on Link 调 diào transfer Link 诀 jué mnemonic Link 讶 yà to feel surprised; to be amazed. Link 误 wù mistake Link 诉 sù tell; inform Link 许 xǔ praise Link 议 yì opinion Link 谓 wèi call Link 讨 tǎo demand Link 诺 nuò promise Link 译 yì translate; interpret Link 论 lùn essay Link
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