Similar to Chinese Pinyin Table
, the Chinese Radical Table
lists all 214 radicals for the traditional Chinese characters. The list of Chinese radicals is a rough equivalent of a Chinese alphabet. They are used to index the characters for Chinese dictionaries. They are also building blocks of the Chinese characters and often reflecting some common semantic or phonetic characteristic. Knowing common radicals can greatly help you learn new Chinese characters.
To look up a character, you can click the radical. The system will navigate to the dictionary page and display all the characters with the same radical. If you know the Pinyin, you can use Chinese Pinyin Table
to look up characters.
If you are learning simplified Chinese characters, switch to Chinese Radical Table - Simplified
Chinese Radical Table - Traditional