Kangxi Radical 185: 首 shǒu Head

Kangxi Radical 185: 首 shǒu “head” ☞


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Pīnyīn

首 ~ shǒu ~ “head” radical (185)
aka: Kangxi Radical Head
首 ~ shǒu ~ head, chief, first, main
• Not to be confused with: 面 ~ “face” (176)

首先 ~ shǒuxiān ~ first (of all), in the first place
为首 [為首] ~ wéishǒu ~ head, be headed by
首领 [首領] ~ shǒulǐng ~ head, boss/chief
首 ~ shīshou ~ corpse
首 ~ huíshǒu~ turn around, look back, recollect
首 ~ bǐshǒu ~ dagger
首 [門首] ~ ménshǒu ~ doorway


The authentic (traditionally) etymological interpretations are starting to seem more reasonable to me these days. Might be Stockholm syndrome.

Anyway, I’ve managed to build up a decent buffer again. Here’s the current queue:

己宀方羊屮矢巾毛革业齐画几士彐尢干瓜亠匕酉音冖禾立殳香老聿鼓弋手厶


 

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