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The Importance of Strokes in Chinese Characters

The Importance of Strokes in Chinese Characters

Strokes are the fundamental building blocks of Chinese characters. All Chinese characters can be written with the 8 basic strokes, and many dictionaries use stroke count as a method of classifying Chinese characters.

Fingers by HorseDragonFish/Chris (2012) : if you have trouble reading the characters, plain script is written at the end of the post

Fingers by HorseDragonFish/Chris (2012) : if you have trouble reading the characters, plain script is written at the end of the post

Today we’ll learn the radical that look like a “box” – 筐 kuāng: 囗    The box could be referred to as border of a country, thick surrounding trees or anything that becomes an enclosure . The following are a few examples:   国 guó (country), 团 tuán (group), 困 kùn (surrounded by), 因 yīn (reason) etc.

Today we’ll learn the radical that look like a “box” – 筐 kuāng: 囗 The box could be referred to as border of a country, thick surrounding trees or anything that becomes an enclosure . The following are a few examples: 国 guó (country), 团 tuán (group), 困 kùn (surrounded by), 因 yīn (reason) etc.

Today we’ll learn the radical that is related to “knife” – 刀 dāo:刂    Most characters that have this radical are knife related, but some are not obviously “knife” related based on their most known meaning. The obvious ones are characters like the following:  刮 guā (scratch), 剐 guǎ (cut), 削 xiāo (shave) etc.

Today we’ll learn the radical that is related to “knife” – 刀 dāo:刂 Most characters that have this radical are knife related, but some are not obviously “knife” related based on their most known meaning. The obvious ones are characters like the following: 刮 guā (scratch), 剐 guǎ (cut), 削 xiāo (shave) etc.

Today we’ll learn the radical that is related to “leather“: 革 gé - 革.    Most characters that have this radical are somewhat related to leather in one way or another. The following are a few examples: 鞋 xié (shoe [mostly made from leather]), 鞍 ān (saddle [mostly made from leather]), 靶 bǎ (target [shooting target was made from leather in ancient China]), etc.

Today we’ll learn the radical that is related to “leather“: 革 gé - 革. Most characters that have this radical are somewhat related to leather in one way or another. The following are a few examples: 鞋 xié (shoe [mostly made from leather]), 鞍 ān (saddle [mostly made from leather]), 靶 bǎ (target [shooting target was made from leather in ancient China]), etc.

Today we’ll learn the radical that is related to “stone” – 石 shí : 石    Most characters that have this radical are related to “stone”, or heavy object related action or sound. The following are a few examples: 碰 pèng (bump, hit), 砸 zá (smash), 破 pò (break), 砰 pēng (bang) etc.

Today we’ll learn the radical that is related to “stone” – 石 shí : 石 Most characters that have this radical are related to “stone”, or heavy object related action or sound. The following are a few examples: 碰 pèng (bump, hit), 砸 zá (smash), 破 pò (break), 砰 pēng (bang) etc.

It’s related to “talk“. Characters with this radical are mostly related to talk, lecture, verbal communications. Such as 说话 shuō huà (talk), 讲课 jiǎng kè (give a lecture, teach) etc.

It’s related to “talk“. Characters with this radical are mostly related to talk, lecture, verbal communications. Such as 说话 shuō huà (talk), 讲课 jiǎng kè (give a lecture, teach) etc.

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