车(chē)vehicle

Chinese name: 车

Pinyin: chē

English name: vehicle

Imagery: a carriage

History of radical: This radical is called car. In oracle bones it is a picture of a battle carridge. Characters with this radicals relate to cars and their functions.

For example: 

  • 轮(lún): wheel
  • 转(zhuǎn): spin
  • 辆(liàng): measure word for vehicles, e.g.: 一辆车(a car)

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