← 73 Radical 74 (U+2F49) 75 →
(U+6708) "moon, month"
Pronunciations
Pinyin:yuè
Bopomofo:ㄩㄝˋ
Gwoyeu Romatzyh:yueh
Wade–Giles:yüeh4
Cantonese Yale:yuht
Jyutping:jyut6
Pe̍h-ōe-jī:goa̍t
Japanese Kana:ゲツ getsu / ガツ gatsu (on'yomi)
つき tsuki (kun'yomi)
Sino-Korean:월 wol
Names
Chinese name(s):(Left/right) 月字旁 yuèzìpáng
(Bottom) 月字底 yuèzìdǐ
Japanese name(s):月/つき tsuki
月偏/つきへん tsukihen
Hangul:달 dal
Stroke order animation

Radical 74 or radical moon (月部) meaning "moon" or "month" is one of the 34 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals in total) composed of 4 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary. there are 69 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

is also the 88th indexing component in the Table of Indexing Chinese Character Components predominantly adopted by Simplified Chinese dictionaries published in mainland China. Character with the alternative form of Kangxi Radical 130 ( "meat") is merged to this radical in Simplified Chinese, and no associated indexing component is left after the merger.

Evolution

Derived characters

Strokes Characters
+0
+2
+4
+5
+6
+7 (= -> )
+8 (=期) SC/JP variant
+9 TC variant
+10 (=望)
+11
+12
+13 SC/JP variant
+14 TC variant
+16

Literature