Chinese name: 彳

Pinyin: chì

English name: walk

Imagery: a path leading to the main road

History of radical: This radical is called walk and it is always placed to the left of a character. In oracle bones it is a picture of a crossroad. Characters with this radical relate to walk or path.

For example: 

  • 征(zhēng): march
  • 往(wǎng): towards
  • 行(xíng): travel