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  • The part that most closely tired to the character's meaning is called a radical. 

  • Some radicals can be used as independent characters while some can not. 

  • There are seven different categories of the radicals based on their positions. 


There are around 200 radicals in Chinese and there are the most common 40 radicals. 

Let's start making our "Radical Book"

Try to spot them in the characters that you encounter. 

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