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The radicals : part 5

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#21#22#23#24#25
Radicals
Original
characters
Pinyin shi shi quan nu zi
Meaning corpse food dog woman son
Examples wei
tail
ju
to dwell
zhan
to spread
fan
cooked rice
jiao
dumpling
e
hungry
gou
dog
mao
cat
zhu
pig
nai
breast, milk
fu
woman, wife
gu
aunt
sun
grandson
gu
lonely
hai
child
Compounds
weisui
to tail behind, to follow

jumin
resident, inhabitant

fazhan
to develop

fandian
hotel, restaurant

jiaozi
ravioli

esi
to starve

goupi
bullshit, nonsense

maojiao
mewing

zhurou
pork

nainai
grandmother

furen
married woman

guniang
girl

Sun Zhongshan
Sun Yat-sen

guer
orphan

haizi
child

#23 The original form of the "dog" is also a radical, as in the following character:

ku to cry

#24 This radical can also be found at the bottom of characters:

qi wife

#25 The "son" is not always placed on the left of characters, as in the following example:

xiao filial piety

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By Diana Lavarini & Anna Del Franco, 1999.
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