← 72 Radical 73 (U+2F48) 74 →
(U+66F0) "say"
Pronunciations
Pinyin:yuē
Bopomofo:ㄩㄝ
Gwoyeu Romatzyh:iue
Wade–Giles:yüeh1
Cantonese Yale:yeuhk, yuht
Jyutping:joek6, jyut6
Pe̍h-ōe-jī:oat
Japanese Kana:エツ etsu (on'yomi)
いわ-く iwa-ku (kun'yomi)
Sino-Korean:왈 wal
Names
Chinese name(s):扁日頭/扁日头 biǎnrìtóu
Japanese name(s):平日/ひらび hirabi
曰く/いわく iwaku
Hangul:가로되 garodwoe
Stroke order animation

Radical 73 or radical say (曰部) meaning "say" is one of the 34 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals in total) composed of 4 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary, there are 37 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

In the Table of Indexing Chinese Character Components predominantly adopted by Simplified Chinese dictionaries published in mainland China, this radical is merged to radical sun () as an associated indexing component.

Evolution

Derived characters

Strokes Characters
+0
+1
+2
+3 (=曳)
+4
+5
+6 KO (=曹)
+7 JP (=曾)
+8
+9
+10
+12
+17

Literature