Radical 28

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← 27 Radical 28 (U+2F1B) 29 →
(U+53B6) "private"
Wade–Giles: ssu1
Cantonese Yale:
Jyutping: mau5, si1
Pe̍h-ōe-jī: su
Kana: シ shi
Kanji: ム mu
Hangul: 사사로울 sasaroul
Sino-Korean: 사 sa
Stroke order animation

Radical 28 meaning "private" is 1 of 23 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of two strokes.

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

Characters with Radical 28[edit]

Small seal script character
strokes character
without additional strokes
2 additional strokes 厷 厸 厹
4 additional strokes
5 additional strokes 厾 县 私
6 additional strokes 叀 叁 参
9 additional strokes 參 叄
10 additional strokes
11 additional strokes
13 additional strokes

See also[edit]


  • 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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