← 124 Radical 125 (U+2F7C) 126 →
(U+8001) "old"
Pronunciations
Pinyin:lǎo
Bopomofo:ㄌㄠˇ
Gwoyeu Romatzyh:lao
Wade–Giles:lao3
Cantonese Yale:lóuh
Jyutping:lou5
Japanese Kana:ロウ rou (on'yomi)
おいる oiru
ふける fukeru
(kun'yomi)
Sino-Korean:로 ro
Names
Chinese name(s):老字頭/老字头 lǎozìtóu
Japanese name(s):老/おい oi
Hangul:늙을 neulgeul
Stroke order animation

Radical 125 or radical old (老部) meaning "old" is one of the 29 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals in total) composed of 6 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary, there are 22 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

is also the 123rd indexing component in the Table of Indexing Chinese Character Components predominantly adopted by Simplified Chinese dictionaries published in mainland China, with being its associated indexing component.

Evolution

Derived characters

Strokes Characters
−2
+0
+4
+5 (=耇) (=耇)
+6 (=耋)

Literature