The Radical: 冖


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cover    冖

Explanation This very similar radical is understood as a roof.

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT HSK 1
learn, study, science
xué
From top: beam of light , cover , child (Image of a child with an oversized head , a body 丿 and two outstretched arms seeking help)
There is a crown above the child when it is busy in learning.
JLPT HSK 1
a sleep, a nap, feel, find that, awake, aware
jiào, jué
From top: light rays , cover: , to see /見 (= an eye on legs )
When the sunshin falls through the cover on your seeing eyes you awake: from sleep.
JLPT HSK 1
to love, affection, to be fond of, to like
ài
From top: hand reaching down , cover friend (They shake hands , because they are friends.)
When I reach down though a cover to a friend, then because of love. (Or: To receive a hand from sb., due to: love.)
JLPT HSK 1
to write, draw, sketch
xiě
Top: a cover (here: variation of table ), below: and, with (= The number 5 and one is an "and"-connection. - But here as its sum of: six)
You need a table and six (papers) for: writing.
JLPT HSK 3
belt, to raise
dài
From Top: thirty 卅 (here: three settings at a belt ), to cover , cloth
It can be set in three positions and it covers the clothes: The belt.
JLPT HSK 4
to receive, to accept, to suffer (passive marker)
shòu
From top: a hand reaching down , cover , hand
One hand from above holds a cover, the other hand receives it.
JLPT HSK 4
to taste (food), to try, already, ever, once
cháng
From top: small , cover , cloud, to say (It can drip from both , namely from noses or: clouds)
If the small (thing) on the cover tastes like a cloud, that's I want to try/taste.
JLPT HSK 5
peasant, to farm, agriculture
nóng
Top: cover , below: variant of clothes
(Because he has to go out in all weathers) He has a side-extended cover on his clothes: the peasant!
JLPT HSK 5
to manage, nourishment, army, camp
yíng
From top: plant/grass (here: field camp), cover (= tent), two mouths
You need plants/grass and tents for the many mouths, when: managing the noutrition of the army.
JLPT HSK 5
to sink, to submerge, to immerse, to keep down
chén
Left: water , right: superfluous (A tablecloth on the table is superfluous.)
In the water, the waste (= that what is superfluous) will sink.
JLPT HSK 5
thriving, prosperous, booming, glory
róng
Top: plant (here: a lot of green), bottom: cover , tree
If there are 'lots of green' as the cover of a tree, it is: thriving.
JLPT HSK 5
hat, crown, crest, cap
guān, guàn
Top: cover , bottom: origin/chin.Yuan , skillful hand
It's covering, costed many Yuan and is made by a skillful hand: The crown. (or the hat)
JLPT HSK 5
neck, collar

Left: body part /, right: 孛 (from above: head , emphasized broad neck , small rest of the body)
The body part that is here emphasized is the neck.
JLPT HSK 5
army, military, arms
jūn
Top: cover (here: camouflage), bottom: vehicle (= top view with two wheels , axleand loading section )
Camouflaged vehicles belong to the army.
JLPT HSK 5
pot, tea pot, bottled liquids

From top: scholar (here: handle at a cover), cover , business, occupation (it's shown a volcanic vent with a hollow peak)
A handle at a cover on sth. hollow is in total: a (tea) pot.
JLPT HSK 5
to struggle, toil, work, become exhausted
láo
From above: growing plant , cover (here: top layer), strength
(Reclaiming the land:) To transform the growing plants into a flat top layer requires strength and that: you struggle.
JLPT HSK 6
shell, carapace, crust (earth's crust etc)
ké, qiào
Top: scholar , bottom: superfluous (A tablecloth on the table is superfluous.)
The scholar places a tablecloth on the table as a "shell" or carpace.
JLPT HSK 6
injustice, grievance, wrong, in vain
yuān
Top: cover , below: rabbit (long ears , big eyes 罒, legs and short tail )
(It needs more space) Using just a cover for keeping a rabbit is injustice.
JLPT HSK 6
to pull (an animal on a tether), to hold hands
qiān
From top: large , cover (here: the yoke or tether/snaffle of an animal), cow
The person with wide arms uses a yoke at the cow to lead or pull it.
JLPT HSK 6
diarrhea, to flow out swiftly, a torrent
xiè
Left: water , right: to write (Here: under a cover somebody '5' sits on a toilet )(cf. horse )
Like water it comes, at the toilet, when you have diarrhea.
JLPT HSK 6
suck
suō
Left: mouth , right: (ten , cover , thread )
The mouth can cover from above (tenfold??) and it appears thread-like (when using a drinking-straw?) to suck.
JLPT HSK 6
to chatter, gossip, nag
láo
Left: mouth , right: to struggle (To transform the growing plants into a flat top layer requires strength and that you struggle)
For the mouth it is a struggle to chatter.
JLPT no HSK
luster of gems
yíng
From top: grass , cover , jade
In the grass is covered a 'jade' with: the luster of gems.
JLPT no HSK
dark, deep, stupid, the underworld
míng
From top: cover , sun/day , six
(The class of sunglasses?) A cover that makes the sun-light sixfold darker.
JLPT no HSK
burial mound, senior (i.e. eldest person in rank)
zhǒng
Top: cover , bottom: (pig / with a stab wound)
Under a cover is the stabbed pig in a burial mound.
JLPT no HSK
oriole or warblers
yīng
Top: grass , below: cover and bird /
In the grass are covered these birds: the oriole or warbler.
JLPT no HSK
to go against, to be contrary to, perverse, rebellious
bèi
Left: feelings , right: comet 孛 (It crosses the orbits of the planets in the firmament and is (big as a) child )
(It does not follow a planetary orbit:) The feeling with a comet that it: goes against.
JLPT no HSK
Shun (c. 22nd century BC), fifth of the Five Emperors
shùn
From top: hand grasping down , cover , oppose (opposed feet, like at: dancing )
With a downward hand he covered/protected, but was opposed and thus the last of the five emperors.
JLPT no HSK
a glimmer, twinkling, fluorescence, dazzled
yíng
From above: plant , cover , fire
If plants are a cover for the fire, it appears glimmering.
JLPT no HSK
firefly, glow-worm
yíng
From top: plant, grass , cover , insect
The grass covers this insect: the firefly.
JLPT no HSK
crane

Left: 隺 (a hooded bird ), right: bird /
A hooded bird, this bird is the: crane.
JLPT no HSK
superfluous, extraneous, redundant, busy
rǒng
Top: cover (here: tablecloth), below: table
A tablecloth on a table is: superfluous.
JLPT no HSK
wind around
yíng
From top: plant , cover , thread
A plant that covers (the ground) is like a thread that is: winding around.

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