← 43 Radical 44 (U+2F2B) 45 →
(U+5C38) "corpse"
Pronunciations
Pinyin:shī
Bopomofo:
Gwoyeu Romatzyh:shy
Wade–Giles:shih1
Cantonese Yale:
Jyutping:si1
Pe̍h-ōe-jī:si
Japanese Kana:シ shi (on'yomi)
しかばね shikabane (kun'yomi)
Sino-Korean:시 si
Names
Chinese name(s):尸字頭/尸字头 shīzìtóu
Japanese name(s):尸/しかばね shikabane
尸冠/しかばねかんむり shikabanekanmuri
尸/かばね kabane
尸垂/かばねだれ kabanedare
Hangul:주검 jugeom
Stroke order animation

Radical 44 or radical corpse (尸部) meaning "corpse" is one of the 31 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of three strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary, there are 148 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

is also the 51st 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 (also SC form of 屍)
+1
+2
+3 SC/JP (= -> )
+4 尿 SC (=層) SC (=屓=屭)
+5 SC (=屜) SC/JP (=屆)
+6
+7 SC/TC/JP 83JIS/JP JIS 2004/KO (=屭)
+8 (= -> ) Kangxi (=屏) SC/TC/JP 83JIS variant
+9 JP JIS 2004/KO variant SC/JP (=屬) (SC/JP, 屢)
+11 JP
+12 TC/KO SC (=屨)
+14
+15
+16
+18
+21

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