Posted by Grace Feng on March 22, 2012
In this series you’ll meet Chinese radicals that frequently appear in Chinese characters. To make it simple for you to memorize, I’ll just simply make a beautiful card with the radical on it’s left, and one English word to explain what it symbolize on the right.
In Chinese, radical is called 部首 bù shǒu or 偏旁 piān páng. Today we’ll learn the radical that is related to “walk” – 走 zǒu: 辶
Most characters that have this radical are related to the action of walking or transportation. For example, 运 yùn means transport things from one place to another place. 远 yuǎn means a far distance that you can only walk a lot to reach. You’ll see more characters here: 达 dá (reach), 送 sòng (send), 进 jìn (come in), 迈 mài (step) etc.
Category: Chinese radicals
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