Kanji Variants of the Kangxi Radicals (Japanese Simplified / Shinjitai)

Going for the hat trick, here is my attempt to also cover the variant Japanese Simplified (Shinjitai) forms of the Kangxi Radicals. I think together with the (forthcoming) pictures for the traditional variants this should cover almost everything. But do note that I don’t actually know any Japanese so please consider this to be very much provisional.

Shinjitai (en.wikipedia)
⇒  Table of japanese kanji radicals (en.wikipedia)
Kanji (en.wikipedia)
Kyōiku kanji (Kanji taught in primary education by school year) (en.wikipedia)
kanjialive.com
sci.lang.japan FAQ



34 “winter” & 35 “winter variant”

kangxi-radicals-3-34-3-35-winter


I’m guessing these names stem from this character: ⇒



113 示 (礻) “altar”
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I don’t know if there’s any particular significance to the “spirit” / “altar” difference in names.


Next, pictures for those simplified Japanese (Kanji) characters that are different from the simplified Chinese equivalents.



203 “black”
kanji-radical-12-203-shinjitai



210 “even”
kanji-radical-14-210-shinjitai



211: “tooth”
kanji-radical-15-211-shinjitai-j-shi-ha-teeth



212 “dragon”
kanji-radical-16-212-shinjitai-a-ryu-tatsu-dragon



213 “turtle”
kanji-radical-16-213-shinjitai


kanji-radical-16-213-shinjitaib


冬 / winter / tō, fuyu / 5 Strokes

34: 夂 / winter / fuyugashira / 3 Strokes
35: 夊 / winter variant / suinyou / 3 Strokes
113: 示 (礻) / altar, display, indicate / ji, shi, shime-su / 5 Strokes
203: 黒 / black / koku, kuro, kuro-i / 11 Strokes
210: 斉 / even, uniformly, adjusted / sei / 8 Strokes
211: 歯 / tooth, molar / ha /12 Strokes
212: 竜 / dragon / ryū, tatsu / 10 Strokes
213:亀 /  turtle, tortoise / ki, kame /11 Strokes

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