广
← 52 Radical 53 (U+2F34) 54 →
广 (U+5E7F) "house on cliff"
Pronunciations
Pinyin:yǎn
Bopomofo:ㄧㄢˇ
Gwoyeu Romatzyh:yean
Wade–Giles:yen3
Cantonese Yale:yím
Jyutping:jim2
Pe̍h-ōe-jī:iám
Japanese Kana:ゲン gen (on'yomi)
Sino-Korean:엄 eom
Names
Chinese name(s):廣字頭/广字头 guǎngzìtóu
Japanese name(s):麻垂/まだれ madare
Hangul:집 jip
Stroke order animation

Radical 53 or radical dotted cliff (广部) meaning "house on cliff" is one of the 31 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals in total) composed of three strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary, there are 15 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

广 is also the 46th indexing component in the Table of Indexing Chinese Character Components predominantly adopted by Simplified Chinese dictionaries published in mainland China. In addition, this character is also the simplified form of guǎng, hence called 廣字頭/广字头 guǎngzìtóu chiefly by Simplified Chinese users.

Evolution

Derived characters

Strokes Characters
+0 广 (also SC form of )
+2 JP (=廳) (= -> ) JP (=)
+3 (also SC from of 莊 -> ) (= -> ) SC (= -> )
+4 SC (=廬) SC (=廡) (=庄= -> ) SC (=庫) SC (= -> )
+5 SC (=廟) SC (=龐) SC (=廢)
+6
+7
+8 (=庶) SC (=廎)
+9 (= -> ) 庿 (=廟) JP (=廢)
+10
+11 (=廄) (=廄) GB TC variant
+12 Traditional variant
+13 SC (=廩)
+15
+16
+17 (=廳)
+18
+19
+22

Literature