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The radicals : part 7

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#31#32#33#34#35
Radicals
Original
characters
Pinyin shi yu mu che ri
Meaning to show jade tree vehicle sun, day
Examples li
rite
shen
deity, spirit
zu
ancestor
wang
king
zhu
bead
qiu
ball, globe
lin
forest
song
pine
tao
peach
lun
wheel
zhuan
to turn
liang
classifier
for vehicles
shi
time
ming
light
wan
evening, late
Compounds
limao
courtesy

shenhua
mythology

zuguo
motherland

wangguo
kingdom

zhenzhu
pearl

wangqiu
tennis

linmu
woods

songshu
pine tree

taohua
peach blossom

guanglun
halo

zhuanhua
to transform

san liang qiche
three cars

xiaoshi
hour

mingbai
to understand

wanshang
evening

#31 The original form of this radical is also a radical, found at the bottom of characters:

jin to forbid

#33 The "tree" also stays on top or at the bottom of characters, as in the following examples:

li plum
zhuo table

#35 This radical is not always found on the left side of characters:

xing star
chun spring

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By Diana Lavarini & Anna Del Franco, 1999.
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