← 63 Radical 64 (U+2F3F) 65 →
(U+624B) "hand"
Pronunciations
Pinyin:shǒu
Bopomofo:ㄕㄡˇ
Gwoyeu Romatzyh:shoou
Wade–Giles:shou3
Cantonese Yale:sáu
Jyutping:sau2
Pe̍h-ōe-jī:siú
Japanese Kana:シュウ shū (on'yomi)
て te (kun'yomi)
Sino-Korean:수 su
Names
Chinese name(s):(扌) 提手旁 tíshǒupáng
(Bottom) 手字底 shǒuzìdǐ
Japanese name(s):手/て te
(扌) 手偏/てへん tehen
Hangul:손 son
Stroke order animation
Stroke order of the left component form 扌
Stroke order of the left component form 扌

Radical 64 or radical hand (手部) meaning "hand" is one of the 34 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals in total) composed of 4 strokes.

When appearing as a left-side component, this radical is almost always written as (notable exceptions: , although Japanese shinjitai analogizes it to ; and dialectal characters 掰, 搿), while it becomes a vertically compressed 手 when appearing as a bottom component.

In the Kangxi Dictionary, there are 1203 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

is also the 80th 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
+0 Component only
+1
+2 (also SC form of 撲) JP (=拂)
+3 SC (= -> ) SC (=擴) SC (=捫) SC (=掃) SC (=揚)
+4 SC (=擾) (= -> ) SC (=撫) SC (=拋) JP (=拔) JP (=擇) SC (=摶) SC (=摳) SC (=掄) SC (=搶) SC (= -> ) SC (= -> ) SC variant
+5 SC/JP (=擔) SC/TC TC/JP variant SC/TC JP (=拜) SC (=擬) JP (=據) JP (=擴) SC (=攏) SC (=揀) SC (=擁) SC (=攔) SC (=擰) SC (=撥) SC (=擇)
+6 JP (=舉) SC (=摯) SC (=攣) SC (=掗) SC (=撾) SC (=撻) SC/JP (=挾) SC (=撓) SC (=擋) SC (=撟) SC (=掙) SC (=擠) SC (=揮) SC (=撏)
+7 JP (=插) SC (=挩) SC (=撈) SC (=損) SC (=撿) SC (=換) SC (=搗)
+8 TC/JP (= -> ) SC/JP variant JP (=揭) SC (=擄) SC/JP (=摑) JP (=捷) SC (=擲) SC (=撣) SC (=摻) JP (=搔) SC (=摜) (= -> ) SC variant SC/JP variant
+9 TC variant TC variant TC variant (=捏) (=插) JP (=搖) SC (=攬) SC/HK (=搵) SC (=撳) SC (=攙) SC (=擱) SC (=摟) SC (=揯) SC (=攪) SC variant SC variant SC variant SC variant SC variant SC variant SC variant
+10 TC variant TC variant TC variant SC/TC TC variant TC variant TC variant SC/JP (=攜) TC variant JP/variant (= -> ) JP (=攝) SC (=攝) SC (=攄) SC (=擺) SC (=搖) SC (=擯) SC (=攤) SC/JP variant GB TC variant SC variant GB TC variant GB TC variant
+11 TC variant Traditional variant TC variant Traditional variant TC variant JP (=擊) SC (=攖) GB TC variant SC variant SC variant SC variant SC variant
+12 SC variant SC/variant (=撐) TC variant TC variant (=操) TC variant Traditional variant SC (=擷) SC (=擼) JP (=攪) SC (=攛) GB TC variant SC/JP variant SC variant TC variant SC variant SC variant SC variant
+13 Traditional variant Traditional variant TC variant TC variant (=攜) TC variant TC variant TC variant SC (=㩵) (=掹) SC (=擻)
+14 (=舉) GB TC variant SC variant SC variant SC variant
+15 Traditional variant TC variant TC variant TC variant JP nonstandard (=攢)
+16 SC (=攢)
+17
+18
+19 (=摛)
+20
+21
+22

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