Radical 179

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178 ⾱ ◄ 179 ► ⾳ 180
Pinyin : jiǔ (= garlic chives)
Zhuyin : ㄐ ㄧ ㄡ ˇ
Hiragana : に ら nira
Kanji : nira (= chives garlic)
Hangul : 부추 buchu
Sinocorean : 구 gu
Codepoint : U + 97ED
Stroke sequence : 韭

Radical 179 , meaning " chives / Chinese chives ", is one of eleven of the 214 traditional radicals in Chinese writing that are written with nine strokes. With three combinations of characters in Mathews' Chinese-English Dictionary, there are very few characters found under this radical in the lexicon.

The radical leek occupies the 179th position only in the long - character list of traditional radicals , which consists of 214 radicals. It can be found in a completely different place in modern abbreviation dictionaries. In the New Chinese-German Dictionary from the People's Republic of China, for example, it is in 205th position.

This character means garlic chives and refers to the odor of garlic Chinese chives . The symbol does not appear on oracle bones or as a bronze symbol, although the chives have been part of the Chinese diet since ancient times. One explanation could be that this sign has not yet been identified.

Character combinations ruled by radical 179

Strokes character
+ 00

+ 06

+ 07

+ 08


In the Unicode block Kangxi radicals , radical 179 is coded under the code point number 12.210 (U + 2FB2).


For detailed references, see List of Traditional Radicals: Literature

Web links

Commons : Radikal 179  - Graphic representations of Radikal 179

Individual evidence

  1. ↑ The term chives "jiu (韭)", Chinese: zdic.net on zdic.net, accessed on November 9, 2017 - online
  2. term garlic chives "jiu (韭)" English / Japanese: tangorin.com on tangorin.com, accessed November 9, 2017 - Online