← 114 Radical 115 (U+2F72) 116 →
(U+79BE) "grain"
Pronunciations
Pinyin:
Bopomofo:ㄏㄜˊ
Gwoyeu Romatzyh:her
Wade–Giles:ho2
Cantonese Yale:wòh
Jyutping:wo4
Japanese Kana:カ ka (on'yomi)
いね ine (kun'yomi)
Sino-Korean:화 hwa
Names
Chinese name(s):禾字旁 hézìpáng
Japanese name(s):禾/いね ine
(Left) 禾偏/いねへん inehen
(Informal) 木/のぎ nogi
(Left, informal) ノ偏/のぎへん nogihen
Hangul:벼 byeo
Stroke order animation

Radical 115 or radical grain (禾部) meaning "grain" is one of the 23 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals in total) composed of 5 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary, there are 431 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

is also the 111th indexing component in the Table of Indexing Chinese Character Components predominantly adopted by Simplified Chinese dictionaries published in mainland China.

Evolution

Derived characters

Strokes Characters
+0
+2 禿 SC (=禿)
+3 SC (=稈) (= -> )
+4 (also SC form of -> ) (=秋) (also SC form of 種) (= -> ) (= -> ) (= -> )
+5 SC (=積) SC/JP (=稱)
+6 SC (=穢) SC (=穠) SC (=穭)
+7 秿 (= -> ) SC/JP (=稅)
+8 (= -> ) (= -> ) SC (=穌)
+9 (= -> ) (=秸) JP (=稻) SC (=穩)
+10 (= -> ) (=稚) (=稿) 稿 JP (=穗)
+11 (= -> ) JP (=穩) (=秋) SC (=穡)
+12 (=稚) (=種) SC (=穭)
+13 JP (=穰)
+14 (= -> ) (= -> ) (=稱 -> )
+15
+17
+18
+19

Literature