Radical 20

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← 19 Radical 20 (U+2F13) 21 →
(U+52F9) "wrap"
Pinyin: bāo
Bopomofo: ㄅㄠ
Wade–Giles: pao1
Cantonese Yale: baau1
Jyutping: baau1
Pe̍h-ōe-jī: pau
Kana: ほう hō
つつむ tsutsumu
Kanji: 包構 tsutsumigamae
Hangul: 쌀 ssal
Sino-Korean: 포 po
Stroke order animation

Radical 20 meaning "wrap" is 1 of 23 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 2 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 64 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 20[edit]

Small seal script character
strokes character
without additional strokes
1 additional stroke
2 additional strokes 勻 勼 勽 勾 勿 匀 匁 匂
3 additional strokes 匃 匄 包 匆 匇
4 additional strokes
5 additional strokes
6 additional strokes 匊 匋 匌
7 additional strokes
8 additional strokes
9 additional strokes 匏 匐
10 additional strokes 匑 匒
11 additional strokes
14 additional strokes


  • Fazzioli, Edoardo (1987). Chinese calligraphy : from pictograph to ideogram : the history of 214 essential Chinese/Japanese characters. calligraphy by Rebecca Hon Ko. New York, 1987: Abbeville Press. ISBN 0-89659-774-1.
  • Lunde, Ken (Jan 5, 2009). "Appendix J: Japanese Character Sets" (PDF). CJKV Information Processing: Chinese, Japanese, Korean & Vietnamese Computing (Second ed.). Sebastopol, Calif.: O'Reilly Media. ISBN 978-0-596-51447-1.

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