Similar to Chinese Pinyin Table
, the Chinese Radical Table
lists all 214 radicals for 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 the building blocks of Chinese characters and often reflect some common semantics or phonetic characteristics. Knowing common radicals can help you learn new Chinese characters.
To look up a character, you can click its radical. The system will navigate to the dictionary page and display all the characters with the same radical.
If you are learning simplified Chinese, switch to Chinese Radical Table - Simplified
Chinese Radical Table - Traditional