Radical 37

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Radical 37 or radical big (大部) meaning "big" or "very" is one of the 31 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of three strokes.

← 36 Radical 37 (U+2F24) 38 →
(U+5927) "big, very"
Pronunciations
Pinyin:
Bopomofo:ㄉㄚˋ
Gwoyeu Romatzyh:dah
Wade–Giles:ta4
Cantonese Yale:daaih
Jyutping:daai6
Pe̍h-ōe-jī:tāi
Japanese Kana:ダイ dai / タイ tai (on'yomi)
おお ō / おお-きい ō-kii (kun'yomi)
Sino-Korean:대 dae
Names
Chinese name(s):(Top) 大字頭/大字头 dàzìtóu
Japanese name(s):大/だい dai
(Top) 大頭/だいがしら daigashira
(Top) 大冠/だいかんむり daikanmuri
Hangul:클 keul
Stroke order animation
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In the Kangxi Dictionary, there are 132 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

is also the 33rd indexing component in the Table of Indexing Chinese Character Components predominantly adopted by Simplified Chinese dictionaries published in mainland China.

EvolutionEdit

Derived charactersEdit

Strokes Characters
+0
+1
+2 SC (= -> )
+3 SC (=夾) SC (=奪)
+4 夿 SC (=奩) SC (=奐)
+5 SC (=奮) (= -> )
+6 SC (= -> )
+7
+8
+9 SC/JP (=奧)
+10 JP (= -> )
+11
+12
+13
+15
+19
+21

LiteratureEdit

  • Fazzioli, Edoardo (1987). Chinese calligraphy : from pictograph to ideogram : the history of 214 essential Chinese/Japanese characters. calligraphy by Rebecca Hon Ko. New York, 1987: Abbeville Press. ISBN 0-89659-774-1.CS1 maint: location (link)
  • Lunde, Ken (Jan 5, 2009). "Appendix J: Japanese Character Sets" (PDF). CJKV Information Processing: Chinese, Japanese, Korean & Vietnamese Computing (Second ed.). Sebastopol, Calif.: O'Reilly Media. ISBN 978-0-596-51447-1.

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