Radical 205

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← 204 Radical 205 (U+2FCC) 206 →
(U+9EFD) "frog, amphibian"
Pinyin: mǐn
Bopomofo: ㄇㄧㄣˇ
Wade–Giles: min3
Cantonese Yale: man5
Jyutping: man5
Kana: ベン, ボウ ben, bou
つとめる tsutomeru
Kanji: 黽足 benashi[1]
Hangul: 맹꽁이 maengkkongi
Sino-Korean: 맹 maeng
Stroke order animation

Radical 205 meaning "frog" or "amphibian" is 1 of 4 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 13 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 40 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Characters with Radical 205[edit]

strokes character
without additional strokes
4 additional strokes 黿
5 additional strokes
6 additional strokes
8 additional strokes
10 additional strokes
11 additional strokes
12 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: Abbeville Press. ISBN 0-89659-774-1. 

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Kanji Box - Radicals list with names". Retrieved 2011-04-08.