← 138 Radical 139 (U+2F8A) 140 →
(U+8272) "color, form"
Pronunciations
Pinyin:
Bopomofo:ㄙㄜˋ
Wade–Giles:se4
Cantonese Yale:sik1
Jyutping:sik1
Japanese Kana:ショク shoku / シキ shiki (on'yomi)
いろ iro (kun'yomi)
Sino-Korean:색 saek
Names
Japanese name(s):色/いろ iro
Hangul:빛 bit
Stroke order animation
色-order.gif

Radical 139 or radical color (色部) meaning "color" or "form" is one of the 29 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals in total) composed of 6 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary, there are 21 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

is also the 140th 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
+4 SC (= -> )
+5
+8
+13 JP (= -> )
+18 GB TC (= -> )

Further information: wikt:Appendix:Chinese radical/色

Literature