← 200 Radical 201 (U+2FC8) 202 →
(U+9EC3) "yellow"
Pronunciations
Pinyin:huáng
Bopomofo:ㄏㄨㄤˊ
Wade–Giles:huang2
Cantonese Yale:wong4
Jyutping:wong4
Japanese Kana:コウ kō / オウ ō (on'yomi)
き ki (kun'yomi)
Sino-Korean:황 hwang
Hán-Việt:hoàng
Names
Japanese name(s):黄/き ki
Hangul:누를 nureul
Stroke order animation
黃-order.gif

Radical 201 or radical yellow (黃部) meaning "yellow" is one of the 4 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals in total) composed of 12 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary, there are 42 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

The xin zixing form of this radical, , is the 192nd indexing component in the Table of Indexing Chinese Character Components predominantly adopted by Simplified Chinese dictionaries published in mainland China.

is also the Japanese simplified form (shinjitai) of this radical character.

Evolution

Derived characters

Strokes Characters
+0 SC/JP (=黃)
+4
+5 SC (=黌)
+6
+13

Further information: wikt:Appendix:Chinese radical/黃

Variant forms

This radical has different forms in different languages or characters.

Kangxi Dict.
Japanese hyōgai
Korean
Trad. Chinese (Hong Kong)
Trad. Chinese (Taiwan) Simp. Chinese
Japanese jōyō

While Hong Kong and Taiwan have selected different forms as their standards, the two traditional forms are often interchangeable.

In Japanese, the simplified (shinjitai) form is used in jōyō kanji (e.g. ), while the traditional form is used in hyōgai kanji (e.g. ).

See also

Literature