立(lì)stand

Chinese name: 立

Pinyin:

English name: stand

Imagery: a man standing on the ground

History of radical: This radical is called stand. In orcale bones it is a picture of a man standing on the ground with his arms outstretched. Characters with this radical relate to position.

For example:

  • 竖(shù): vertical
  • 站(zhàn): stand
  • 端(duān): upright

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