- Characters with the Same Radical
All the simplified Chinese characters with a particular radical are shown on this page.
By default, The characters are listed in a summary view, in which the English definition, along with Pinyin, of each Chinese character will be shown as tooltip when you move your mouse over the character. You can also check the Show Pinyin and English checkbox to show the characters in an expanded view. In the expanded view, the Pinyin and English are displayed. Besides, the Pinyin for each character is a hyperlink. You can click it to hear the native speaker pronunciation for the character. After you locate the character you are looking for, you can click it to view the details in the character animator.
By default, the characters are grouped and ordered by the stroke count. You can re-order them by clicking the Usage Frequency or Pinyin (alphabetically) links. Arch Chinese uses five bands, Most Commonly (90%+), Commonly(80%-90%), Less Commonly(60%-80%), Occasionally(30%-50%) and Rarely(30%-), to categorize the characters in the Chinese character set. If you are a beginner, it is strongly recommended to concentrate on the characters in the Most Commonly and Commonly bands only. The two bands cover about 3,500 frequently used characters.
Depending on the context, a character may have different pronunciations. In this case, the most commonly used pronunciation is used for ordering.
In each group, the characters are further ordered by stroke count.