shǒu hand


Made with 3 strokes.
A simplified picture of a hand with a line across the palm - simplified by one stroke from character form. Mainly used in characters denoting an action (hit, push, act, announce etc.)

Sounds same

shǒu (head)

Different tone

shòu (to receive)
Full character form of this simplified radical: shǒu

Radical

Index 64 used in: bǎ (to hold) ; bàn (to act) ; bào (to announce) ; bào (to hold) ; dān (to undertake) ; gǎo (to do) ; jì (skill) ; lā (to pull) ; qiú (to beat) ; tái (to lift) ; tuī (to push) ; wǒ (I (me)) ; zhǎo (to try to find)

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stroke order for 扌
Stroke order for character 扌, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license