- Chinese Character Structure
The character structure information is very useful for Chinese language learners to recognize the character composition. The following table lists the common character structures of modern Chinese characters. It is based on the the 12 Ideographic Description Characters (IDCs) introduced in ISO 10646 and
the version 3.0 of the Unicode standard, They describe the ideographic character composition at the abstract level.
|Ideographic Description Character||Unicode||Description||Description in Chinese||Example Characters|
|⿰||2FF0||Left to Right||左右结构||好,
|⿱||2FF1||Above to Below||上下结构||
|⿲||2FF2||Left to Middle and Right||左中右结构||
|⿳||2FF3||Above to Middle and Below||上中下结构 ||
|⿵||2FF5||Surround from Above||上包围结构||
|⿶||2FF6||Surround from Below||下包围结构||
|⿷||2FF7||Surround from Left||左包围结构||
|⿸||2FF8||Surround from Upper Left||左上包围结构||
|⿹||2FF9||Surround from Upper Right||右上包围结构||
|⿺||2FFA||Surround from Lower Left||左下包围结构||
Note that the characters that appear in the first column of the table depend on the browser that you are using, the fonts installed on your computer, and the browser options you have chosen that determine the fonts used to display particular character sets, encodings or languages.