- Chinese characters can be decomposed into components called radicals.
- The most commonly accepted table of radicals for traditional Chinese characters consists of 214 entries.
- Today we are going to learn 7 out of the 214 radicals, which form more than 1,000 characters each.
List of Chinese Radicals
|Radical||English Name||Chinese Name||Pronunciation|
cǎo zì tóu
|氵(水)||Water (literally means three drops of water.)||三点水
sān diǎn shuǐ
mù zì páng
tí shǒu páng
kǒu zì páng
shù xīn páng
chóng zì páng