Characters with Radical Speech (言)

  • We have learnt the character  , 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.

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  • 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
    qǐng request; ask
    Link
    xiè thank
    Link
    rèn recognize; identify; distinguish
    Link
    shí know
    Link
    shuí who; whom; whose
    Link
    shuō say; speak; talk;
    Link
    jiǎng speak; say; tell
    Link
    huà word; talk
    Link
    language; words; dialect
    Link
    ràng make allowances; give way
    Link
    read
    Link
    tán talk; chat; discuss
    Link
    remember; bear in mind
    Link
    calculate
    Link
    shì try
    Link
    xùn instruct; give somebody a lecture
    Link
    gāi ought to be; should be
    Link
    subject
    Link
    huǎng lie; falsehood
    Link
    访 fǎng call on
    Link
    diào transfer
    Link
    jué mnemonic
    Link
    to feel surprised; to be amazed.
    Link
    mistake
    Link
    tell; inform
    Link
    praise
    Link
    opinion
    Link
    wèi call
    Link
    tǎo demand
    Link
    nuò promise
    Link
    translate; interpret
    Link
    lùn essay
    Link

 

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