What are the names of the kanji radicals?

This is a list of kanji radical names together with their positions. The meanings of the Type/Location field are: O: original, T: top, B: bottom, L: left, R: right, E: enclosure, V: variable.

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Number Radical Strokes Japanese name
(kana)
Japanese name
(rōmaji)
Type Unicode name Unicode Kangxi Radical Unicode
1 1 いち ichi O One U+4E00 U+2F00
2 1 ぼう O Line U+4E28 U+2F01
3 1 てん ten O Dot U+4E36 U+2F02
4 丿 1 no O Slash U+4E3F U+2F03
5.1 1 おつ otsu O Second U+4E59 U+2F04
5.2 1 re V U+4E5A U+2E83
6 1 はねぼう hanebō O Hook U+4E85 U+2F05
7 2 ni O Two U+4E8C U+2F06
8 2 なべぶた nabebuta O Lid U+4EA0 U+2F07
9.1 2 ひと hito O Man U+4EBA U+2F08
9.2 2 にんべん ninben L U+4EBB U+2E85
9.3 2 ひとやね hitoyane T
10 2 にんにょう
ひとあし
ninnyō
hitoashi
O Legs U+513F U+2F09
11 2 いる iru O Enter U+5165 U+2F0A
12 2 はちがしら hachigashira V Eight U+516B U+2F0B
13 2 けいがまえ keigamae O Down box U+5182 U+2F0C
14 2 わかんむり wakanmuri O Cover U+5196 U+2F0D
15 2 にすい nisui O Ice U+51AB U+2F0E
16.1 2 つくえ tsukue O Table U+51E0 U+2F0F
16.2 2 かざがまえ kazagamae E U+2E87
17 2 かんにょう
うけばこ
kannyō
ukebako
O Open box U+51F5 U+2F10
18.1 2 かたな katana O Knife U+5200 U+2F11
18.2 2 りっとう rittō R U+5202 U+2E89
19 2 ちから chikara O Power U+529B U+2F12
20 2 つつみがまえ tsutsumigamae O Wrap U+52F9 U+2F13
21 2 さじのひ sajinohi O Spoon U+5315 U+2F14
22 2 はこがまえ hakogamae O Right open box U+531A U+2F15
23 2 かくしがまえ kakushigamae O Hiding enclosure U+5338 U+2F16
24 2 じゅう O Ten U+5341 U+2F17
25 2 ぼくのと bokunoto O Divination U+535C U+2F18
26.1 2 ふしづくり fushizukuri O Seal U+5369 U+2F19
26.2 2 ふしづくり fushizukuri V
27 2 がんだれ gandare O Cliff U+5382 U+2F1A
28 2 mu O Private U+53B6 U+2F1B
29.1 2 また mata O Again U+53C8 U+2F1C
29.2 2 また mata V
30 3 くち kuchi O Mouth U+53E3 U+2F1D
31 3 くにがまえ kunigamae O Enclosure U+56D7 U+2F1E
32.1 3 つち tsuchi O Earth U+571F U+2F1F
32.2 3 つちへん tsuchihen L
33 3 さむらい samurai O Scholar U+58EB U+2F20
34.1 3 ふゆがしら fuyugashira O Go U+5902 U+2F21
34.2 3 なつあし natsuashi B U+2F21
35 3 すいにょう suinyō O Go slowly U+590A U+2F22
36 3 ゆうべ yūbe O Evening U+5915 U+2F23
37 3 おおきい
だい
ōkii
dai
O Big U+5927 U+2F24
38.1 3 おんな onna O Woman U+5973 U+2F25
38.2 3 おんなへん onnahen L
39.1 3 ko O Child U+5B50 U+2F26
39.2 3 こへん kohen L
40 3 うかんむり ukanmuri O Roof U+5B80 U+2F27
41 3 すん sun O Inch U+5BF8 U+2F28
42.1 3 ちいさい chiisai O Small U+5C0F U+2F29
42.2 3 なおがしら naogashira T U+2E8C
43 3 まげあし mageashi O Lame U+5C22 U+2F2A
44 3 しかばね shikabane O Corpse U+5C38 U+2F2B
45 3 てつ tetsu O Sprout U+5C6E U+2F2C
46.1 3 やま yama O Mountain U+5C71 U+2F2D
46.2 3 やまへん yamahen L
46.3 3 やまかんむり yamakanmuri T
47.1 3 まがりがわ magarigawa O River U+5DDB U+2F2E
47.2 3 さんぼんがわ sanbongawa V U+5DDD
48.1 3 たくみ takumi O Work U+5DE5 U+2F2F
48.2 3 たくみへん takumihen L
49.1 3 おのれ onore O Oneself U+5DF1 U+2F30
49.2 3 mi V U+5DF3 U+2E92
50 3 はば haba O Turban U+5DFE U+2F31
51 3 ほす hosu O Dry U+5E72 U+2F32
52 3 いとがしら itogashira O Short thread U+5E7A U+2F33
53 广 3 まだれ madare O Dotted cliff U+5E7F U+2F34
54 3 えんにょう
いんにゅう
ennyō
innyū
O Long stride U+5EF4 U+2F35
55 3 にじゅうあし nijūashi O Two hands U+5EFE U+2F36
56 3 しきがまえ shikigamae O Shoot U+5F0B U+2F37
57.1 3 ゆみ yumi O Bow U+5F13 U+2F38
57.2 3 ゆみへん yumihen L
58.1 3 けいがしら
いのかしら
keigashira
inokashira
O Snout U+5F50 U+2F39
58.2 3 けいがしら keigashira V
58.3 3 けいがしら keigashira V U+5F51 U+2E94
59 3 さんづくり sanzukuri O Bristle U+5F61 U+2F3A
60 3 ぎょうにんべん gyōninben O Step U+5F73 U+2F3B
61.1 4 こころ kokoro O Heart U+5FC3 U+2F3C
61.2 3 りっしんべん risshinben L U+5FC4 U+2E96
61.3 4 したごころ shitagokoro B U+38FA
62 4 かのほこ kanohoko O Halberd U+6208 U+2F3D
63.1 4 とびらのと tobiranoto O Door U+6236 U+2F3E
63.2 4 とびらのと tobiranoto E U+6238
64.1 4 te O Hand U+624B U+2F3F
64.2 3 てへん tehen L U+624C
65.1 4 しんよう
じゅうまた
shin'yō
jūmata
R Branch U+652F U+2F40
65.2 4 しんよう
じゅうまた
shin'yō
jūmata
O U+2E99
66.1 4 ぼくづくり
とまた
bokuzukuri
tomata
O Rap U+6534 U+2F41
66.2 4 のぶん nobun R U+6535
67.1 4 ぶん
ぶんにょう
bun
bunnyō
O Script U+6587 U+2F42
67.2 4 ぶん
ぶんにょう
bun
bunnyō
V
68 4 とます tomasu O Dipper U+6597 U+2F43
69 4 おの ono O Axe U+65A4 U+2F44
70 4 かた kata O Square U+65B9 U+2F45
71.1 4 むにょう munyō O Not U+65E0 U+2F46
71.2 4 すでのつくり sudenotsukuri R U+65E1
72.1 4 hi O Sun U+65E5 U+2F47
72.2 4 hi V
73.1 4 ひらび
いわく
hirabi
iwaku
O Say U+66F0 U+2F48
73.2 4 ひらび
いわく
hirabi
iwaku
V
74.1 4 つき tsuki O Moon U+6708 U+2F49
74.2 4 つき tsuki V
74.3 4 つき tsuki V
75.1 4 ki O Tree U+6728 U+2F4A
75.2 4 きへん kihen L
76 4 あくび akubi O Lack U+6B20 U+2F4B
77.1 4 とめる tomeru O Stop U+6B62 U+2F4C
77.2 4 とめへん tomehen L
78 4 がつへん gatsuhen O Death U+6B79 U+2F4D
79 4 るまた
ほこづくり
rumata
hokozukuri
O Weapon U+6BB3 U+2F4E
80.1 4 はは
なかれ
haha
nakare
O Do not U+6BCB U+2F4F
80.2 4 はは
なかれ
haha
nakare
V U+6BCC
80.3 5 はは
なかれ
haha
nakare
O U+6BCD U+2E9F
81 4 くらべる
kuraberu
hi
O Compare U+6BD4 U+2F50
82 4 ke O Fur U+6BDB U+2F51
83 4 うじ uji O Clan U+6C0F U+2F52
84 4 きがまえ kigamae O Steam U+6C14 U+2F53
85.1 4 みず mizu O Water U+6C34 U+2F54
85.2 3 さんずい sanzui L U+6C35
85.3 5 したみず shitamizu B U+6C3A
86.1 4 hi O Fire U+706B U+2F55
86.2 4 ひへん hihen L
86.3 4 れっか rekka B U+706C
87.1 4 つめ tsume O Claw U+722A U+2F56
87.2 4 のつ notsu T
87.3 4 つめかんむり tsumekanmuri T U+722B
88.1 4 ちち chichi O Father U+7236 U+2F57
89.1 4 めめ meme O Double x U+723B U+2F58
89.2 4 めめ meme V
90 4 しょうへん shōhen O Half tree trunk U+723F U+2F59
91 4 かた kata O Slice U+7247 U+2F5A
92 4 きば kiba O Fang U+7259 U+2F5B
93.1 4 うし ushi O Cow U+725B U+2F5C
93.2 4 うしへん ushihen L U+725C
94.1 4 いぬ inu O Dog U+72AC U+2F5D
94.2 3 けものへん kemonohen L U+72AD
95 5 げん gen O Profound U+7384 U+2F5E
96.1 5 たま tama O Jade U+7389 U+2F5F
96.2 5 たまへん tamahen L
97 5 うり uri O Melon U+74DC U+2F60
98 5 かわら kawara O Tile U+74E6 U+2F61
99 5 あまい amai O Sweet U+7518 U+2F62
100 5 うまれる umareru O Life U+751F U+2F63
101 5 もちいる mochiiru O Use U+7528 U+2F64
102 5 ta O Field U+7530 U+2F65
103.1 5 ひき hiki O Bolt of cloth U+758B U+2F66
103.2 5 ひきへん hikihen L
104 5 やまいだれ yamaidare O Sickness U+7592 U+2F67
105 5 はつがしら hatsugashira O Dotted tent U+7676 U+2F68
106 5 しろ shiro O White U+767D U+2F69
107 5 けがわ kegawa O Skin U+76AE U+2F6A
108 5 さら sara O Dish U+76BF U+2F6B
109 5 me O Eye U+76EE U+2F6C
110 5 ほこ hoko O Spear U+77DB U+2F6D
111.1 5 ya O Arrow U+77E2 U+2F6E
111.2 5 やへん yahen L
112.1 5 いし ishi O Stone U+77F3 U+2F6F
112.2 5 いしへん ishihen L
113.1 5 しめす shimesu O Spirit U+793A U+2F70
113.2 4 ねへん
しめすへん
nehen
shimesuhen
L U+793B
113.3 5 しめすへん shimesuhen L
114 5 ぐうのあし gūnoashi O Track U+79B8 U+2F71
115.1 5 のぎ nogi O Grain U+79BE U+2F72
115.2 5 のぎへん nogihen L
116.1 5 あな ana O Cave U+7A74 U+2F73
116.2 5 あなかんむり anakanmuri T
117.1 5 たつ tatsu O Stand U+7ACB U+2F74
117.2 5 たつへん tatsuhen L
118.1 6 たけ take O Bamboo U+7AF9 U+2F75
118.2 6 たけかんむり takekanmuri T U+2EAE
119.1 6 こめ kome O Rice U+7C73 U+2F76
119.2 6 こめへん komehen L
120.1 6 いと ito O Silk U+7CF8 U+2F77
120.2 6 いとへん itohen L U+7CF9
121 6 ほとぎ hotogi O Jar U+7F36 U+2F78
122.1 6 あみがしら amigashira O Net U+7F51 U+2F79
122.2 5 よんかしら yonkashira T U+7F52 U+2EB2
122.3 4 よんかしら yonkashira T U+7F53 U+2EB1
123.1 6 ひつじ hitsuji O Sheep U+7F8A U+2F7A
123.2 6 ひつじかんむり hitsujikanmuri T
123.3 6 ひつじへん hitsujihen L
124.1 6 はね hane O Feather U+7FBD U+2F7B
124.2 6 はね hane V
125.1 6 おい oi O Old U+8001 U+2F7C
125.2 4 おいかんむり
おいがしら
oikanmuri
oigashira
T U+8002 U+2EB9
126 6 しかして shikashite O And U+800C U+2F7D
127.1 6 らいすき raisuki O Plow U+8012 U+2F7E
127.2 6 らいへん raihen L
127.3 6 すきへん sukihen L
128.1 6 みみ mimi O Ear U+8033 U+2F7F
128.2 6 みみへん mimihen L
129 6 ふでづくり fudezukuri O Brush U+807F U+2F80
130.1 6 にく niku O Meat U+8089 U+2F81
130.2 5 にくづき nikuzuki V
130.3 5 つき tsuki V
131 6 しん shin L Minister U+81E3 U+2F82
132 6 みずから mizukara O Self U+81EA U+2F83
133 6 いたる itaru O Arrive U+81F3 U+2F84
134 6 うす usu O Mortar U+81FC U+2F85
135.1 6 した shita O Tongue U+820C U+2F86
135.2 6 したへん shitahen L
136.1 6 ます masu O Oppose U+821B U+2F87
136.2 6 まいあし maiashi B
137.1 6 ふね fune O Boat U+821F U+2F88
137.2 6 ふねへん funehen L
138 6 ねづくり
うしとら
nezukuri
ushitora
O Stopping U+826E U+2F89
139.1 6 いろ iro O Color U+8272 U+2F8A
139.2 6 いろづくり irozukuri R
140.1 6 くさ kusa O Grass U+8278 U+2F8B
140.2 3 くさかんむり
そうこう
kusakanmuri
sōkō
T U+FA5E
140.3 ⺿ 4 くさかんむり
そうこう
kusakanmuri
sōkō
T U+2EBF
141 6 とらかんむり torakanmuri O Tiger U+864D U+2F8C
142.1 6 むし mushi O Insect U+866B U+2F8D
142.2 6 むしへん mushihen L
143.1 6 chi O Blood U+8840 U+2F8E
143.2 6 ちへん chihen L
144.1 6 ぎょう gyō O Walk enclosure U+884C U+2F8F
144.2 6 ぎょうがまえ gyōgamae E
145.1 6 ころも koromo O Clothes U+8863 U+2F90
145.2 5 ころもへん koromohen L U+8864 U+2EC2
145.3 6 ころも koromo V
146.1 西 6 にし nishi O West two U+897F U+2EC4
146.2 6 にし nishi O U+897E U+2F91
146.3 6 にし nishi T U+8980 U+2EC3
147 7 みる miru O See U+898B U+2F92
148.1 7 つの tsuno O Horn U+89D2 U+2F93
148.2 7 つのへん tsunohen L
149.1 7 ことば kotoba O Speech U+8A00 U+2F94
149.2 7 ごんべん gonben L
150.1 7 たに tani O Valley U+8C37 U+2F95
150.2 7 たにへん tanihen L
151.1 7 まめ mame O Bean U+8C46 U+2F96
151.2 7 まめへん mamehen L
152.1 7 いのこ inoko O Pig U+8C55 U+2F97
152.2 7 いのこへん inokohen V
153 7 むじな mujina O Badger U+8C78 U+2F98
154.1 7 かい kai O Shell U+8C9D U+2F99
154.2 7 かいへん kaihen V
155.1 7 あか aka O Red U+8D64 U+2F9A
155.2 7 あかへん akahen L
156.1 7 はしる hashiru O Run U+8D70 U+2F9B
156.2 7 そうにょう sōnyō E
157.1 7 あし ashi O Foot U+8DB3 U+2F9C
157.2 7 あしへん ashihen L
158.1 7 mi O Body U+8EAB U+2F9D
158.2 7 みへん mihen L
159.1 7 くるま kuruma O Cart U+8ECA U+2F9E
159.2 7 くるまへん kurumahen L
160.1 7 からい karai O Bitter U+8F9B U+2F9F
160.2 7 からい karai L
161 7 しんのたつ shinnotatsu O Morning U+8FB0 U+2FA0
162.1 7 しんにょう
しんにゅう
shinnyō
shinnyū
O Walk U+8FB5 U+2FA1
162.2 3 しんにょう
しんにゅう
shinnyō
shinnyū
E U+8FB6 U+2ECE
162.3 4 しんにょう
しんにゅう
shinnyō
shinnyū
E U+2ECD
163.1 7 むら mura O City U+9091 U+2FA2
163.2 3 おおざと ōzato R U+961D
164.1 7 ひよみのとり hiyominotori O Wine U+9149 U+2FA3
164.2 7 とりへん torihen L
165.1 7 のごめ nogome O Distinguish U+91C6 U+2FA4
165.2 7 のごめへん nogomehen L
166.1 7 さと sato O Village U+91CC U+2FA5
166.2 7 さとへん satohen L
167.1 8 かね kane O Gold U+91D1 U+2FA6
167.2 8 かねへん kanehen L
168.1 8 ながい nagai O Long U+9577 U+2FA7
168.2 7 ながい nagai L U+9578 U+2ED2
169 8 もん
もんがまえ
mon
mongamae
O Gate U+9580 U+2FA8
170.1 8 ぎふのふ gifunofu O Mound U+961C U+2FA9
170.2 3 こざとへん kozatohen L U+961D U+2ED6
171 8 れいづくり reizukuri O Slave U+96B6 U+2FAA
172 8 ふるとり furutori O Short tailed bird U+96B9 U+2FAB
173.1 8 あめ ame O Rain U+96E8 U+2FAC
173.2 8 あめかんむり
あまかんむり
amekanmuri
amakanmuri
T U+2ED7
174.1 8 あお ao O Blue U+9751 U+2FAD
174.2 8 あお ao V U+9752 U+2ED8
175 8 あらず arazu O Wrong U+975E U+2FAE
176 9 めん men O Face U+9762 U+2FAF
177.1 9 かわ kawa O Leather U+9769 U+2FB0
177.2 9 かわへん kawahen L
178 10 なめしがわ nameshigawa V Tanned leather U+97CB U+2FB1
179 9 にら nira O Leek U+97ED U+2FB2
180.1 9 おと oto O Sound U+97F3 U+2FB3
180.2 9 おと oto V
181 9 おうがい ōgai O Leaf U+9801 U+2FB4
182.1 9 かぜ kaze O Wind U+98A8 U+2FB5
182.2 9 かぜ kaze L
183 9 とぶ tobu O Fly U+98DB U+2FB6
184.1 9 しょく shoku O Eat U+98DF U+2FB7
184.2 8 しょくへん shokuhen L U+98E0 U+2EDF
184.3 8 しょくへん shokuhen L
185 9 くび kubi O Head U+9996 U+2FB8
186 9 においこう nioikō O Fragrant U+9999 U+2FB9
187.1 10 うま uma O Horse U+99AC U+2FBA
187.2 10 うまへん umahen L
188.1 10 ほね hone O Bone U+9AA8 U+2FBB
188.2 10 ほねへん honehen L
189 10 たかい takai O Tall U+9AD8 U+2FBC
190 10 かみかんむり kamikanmuri O Hair U+9ADF U+2FBD
191 10 とうがまえ tōgamae O Fight U+9B25 U+2FBE
192 10 ちょう chō O Sacrificial wine U+9B2F U+2FBF
193.1 10 かく kaku O Cauldron U+9B32 U+2FC0
193.2 10 かく kaku V
194.1 10 おに oni O Ghost U+9B3C U+2FC1
194.2 10 きにょう kinyō E
195.1 11 うお uo O Fish U+9B5A U+2FC2
195.2 11 うおへん uohen L
196.1 11 とり tori O Bird U+9CE5 U+2FC3
196.2 11 とり tori R
197 11 ro O Salt U+9E75 U+2FC4
198 鹿 11 しか shika O Deer U+9E7F U+2FC5
199.1 11 ばく baku O Wheat U+9EA5 U+2FC6
199.2 7 ばく baku O U+9EA6 U+2EE8
199.3 7 ばくにょう bakunyō E
199.4 11 ばくにょう bakunyō E
200.1 11 あさ asa O Hemp U+9EBB U+2FC7
200.2 11 あさかんむり asakanmuri E
200.3 11 あさかんむり asakanmuri E
201.1 11 きいろ kiiro O Simplified yellow U+9EC4 U+2EE9
201.2 12 きいろ kiiro O U+9EC3 U+2FC8
202 12 きび kibi O Millet U+9ECD U+2FC9
203.1 12 くろい kuroi O Black U+9ED1 U+2FCA
203.2 11 くろい kuroi V U+9ED2
204 12 ふつ futsu O Embroidery U+9EF9 U+2FCB
205 13 べん ben O Frog U+9EFD U+2FCC
206 13 かなえ kanae O Tripod U+9F0E U+2FCD
207 13 つずみ tsuzumi O Drum U+9F13 U+2FCE
208 13 ねずみ nezumi O Rat U+9F20 U+2FCF
209.1 14 はな hana O Nose U+9F3B U+2FD0
209.2 14 はな hana O
209.3 14 はなへん hanahen L
210.1 14 せい sei O Even U+9F4A U+2FD1
210.2 8 せい sei V U+6589 U+2EEB
211.1 15 ha O Tooth U+9F52 U+2FD2
211.2 12 はへん hahen L
211.4 12 ha V U+6B6F U+2EED
212.1 16 たつ tatsu O Dragon U+9F8D U+2FD3
212.2 10 たつ tatsu O U+7ADC
213.1 16 かめ kame O Turtle U+9F9C U+2FD4
213.2 11 かめ kame O U+4E80 U+2EF2
214 17 やく yaku O Flute U+9FA0 U+2FD5

Acknowledgements

This table of names and other information about the 214 radicals is based on Jim Breen's Mini-FAQ entry, which was based on several kanji dictionaries, including Halpern's New Japanese-English Character Dictionary and The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (2nd Revised Edition). The Unicode information was extracted from the Unicode Consortium's published information and the Unicode Character Database provided with the Perl computer programming language (version 5.12.3).


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