Chinese name: 又

Pinyin: yòu

English name: right hand

Imagery: a right hand

History of radical: This handy radical is called right hand. In oracle bones, it is a right hand reaching out to grab something. Characters with this radical relate to hand or its movement.

For example: 

  • 反(fǎn): flip, turn over
  • 双 (shuāng): pair
  • 取 (qǔ): take