Chinese name:目

Pinyin: mù

English name: eye

Imagery: an eye

History of radical: This radical is called eye and it is usually placed to the left or the bottom of a character. In oracle bones it is a picture of an eye. Characters with this radical relate to eyes.

For example: 

  • 看(kàn): see, watch
  • 瞎(xiā): blind
  • 眉(méi): eyebrow