Chinese name: 页

Pinyin: yè

English name: page

Imagery: a big head

History of radical: This radical is called page. In oracle bones it is a picture of a big head on a small body. Originally the 页 character meant head. After bronze script the character changed its meaning to page. Character with this radical still relate to the head.

For example: 

  • 顶(dǐng): top
  • 领(lǐng): lead; collar
  • 额(é): forehead