Kangxi Radical 78: 歹 dǎi Evil / Death

 ☜ Kangxi Radical 78: 歹 dǎi “evil” ☞


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Pīnyīn

歹 (歺) ~ dǎi ~ “evil” radical (78)
aka: death, decay, wicked, Kangxi Radical Death
歹 ~ dǎi ~ evil, wicked
• Not to be confused with: 夕 ~ “evening” (36)

歹徒 ~ dǎitú  ~ evil-doer, gangster
歹意 ~ dǎi yì ~ malice


Characters containing this radical are likely to refer to death/dying etc.


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Pīnyīn

死 ~ sǐ ~ to die
歼 [殲] ~ jiān ~ to annihilate
殃 ~ yāng ~ calamity
殡 [殯] ~ bìn ~ funeral


 

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9 thoughts on “Kangxi Radical 78: 歹 dǎi Evil / Death

  1. Reblogged this on Wordsummit and commented:
    As far as mnemonics for Chinese characters go, this is an amazing example worth remembering, complete with a tidy sum-up of places where you’re likely to run into this radical.

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