止(zhǐ)stop

Chinese name: 止

Pinyin: zhǐ

English name: stop

Imagery: a foot

History of radical: This radical is called stop. In oracle bones it is a picture of a foot with its toes pointing upwards. Characters with this radical relate to food and moments.

For example: 

  • 步(bù): step; walk
  • 正(zhèng): straight

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