A Dictionary of Chinese Characters: Accessed by Phonetics by Stewart Paton

By Stewart Paton

Through arranging usually used characters below the phonetic point they've got in universal, instead of basically less than their radical, the dictionary encourages the scholar to hyperlink characters in keeping with their phonetic. It is helping to mend within the reminiscence the hyperlink among a personality and its sound and which means.

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Particle: showing possibility). need; must. 146 dé virtue. This phonetic is also seen in 147 148 149 T form for tCng to listen to, No. 685, S form: de (particle of possession). dí dì in: díquè indeed; really. target; bull’s eye. dBng to ascend; to step on. + 86: T form for dBng lamp; light, S form: for dCng man, see entry No. 162; + 163: T form for Dèng Deng, a surname, S form: + 149: T form for zhèng to prove, S form: for zhèng straight, see entry No. 894. dGng rank; to wait. Basic: sì temple, for other uses of this basic see No.

Basic: mGi each; every, No. 466. hài evil. : shàn good, No. 590. + 18: gB to cut. 267 hán to contain. The following characters need to be noted and distinguished one from another: No. 267 without radical 30: No. 267 with radical 154: 268 jCn today, No. : pín poor, see No. 199 for D. also jCn, above, from Note: hán with meaning similar to No. 267 (to contain). See also No. 770. hán cold. : sAi to squeeze in, No. 583. Note also entry No. 165 for fBn; lìng order, No. 439; dDng winter. 49 269 The letter H: Nos 269–274 Hàn Chinese.

Radical 188. f. phonetic in: T form of guò to pass, S form: + 85: huá slippery; smooth. 245 gJ drum; to rouse. Radical 207. 246 gù 244 turn round and look at. Note use of the T form phonetic in 247 248 T form for gù to hire, S form: guA melon. Radical 97. : zhuF, claw, as seen in + 57: hú arc. guà , No. 263. zhuA, to arrest, No. 920. to hang. Basic: guC ceremonial jade. : zhù to live, No. 918; + 144: jiB street, No. 341; + 177: xié shoes; boots; + 41: fBng a seal; a letter, No. 204. 45 249 The letter G: Nos 249–253 guài strange; odd.

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