90 with the meaning “ split wood” one of 34 is radical 214 traditional radicals of the Chinese writing, which are written with four lines. With 8 indication connections in Mathews' Chinese English Dictionary gives it very few characters, which are to be found under this radical in the encyclopedia.
That radical split wood takes only in the long characters - list of traditional radicals, which consists of 214 radicals, the 90. Position. In modern abbreviations - he can be to dictionaries in completely different place. In the new one it stands for Chinese-German dictionary from the People's Republic of China for example as abbreviation at 42. Place.
The seal writing - form shows a vertically split tree 木 (mu), from which 爿 (left) and 片 (right) it results. As component in the compound indication 爿 (qiang) frequently the shortened form takes 丬 on so that 将 (jiang = become) too 将 (jiang) becomes or 壮 (zhuang = strongly) too 壮 (zhuang). There are however also indications, where no Verkürzung of the component takes place like for example in 戕 (= murders), 臧 (zng = well), 奘 (= largely in the sense of important humans, like for example in the name of the famous seaweed monk 玄奘 Xuan Zang, which brought the buddhistischen writings from India by its journey into the west (Xiyouji) to China). In all these indications functions 爿 (jiang) as sound carrier.
Not when single character shows occurring, the prototype a set up bed, whose feet show to the left. By the inventor of the radical system, Xu Shen (许慎) 丬 (爿 qiang) not yet as radical one led, although it was already used in the time the arguing realms as component. Since the Ming dynasty is common 丬 (爿) as radical. Some dictionaries lead the component as 丬, some as 爿.
Write variant of the radical: Abbreviation (VR China) 丬
- Chinese: Bopomofo ㄑ一ㄤ/ㄆ一ㄢ or pinyin qiang/pian
- Japanese: Hiragana しょうへん or kanji shôhen 爿偏 shôhen
- Korean: Hangeul 조각널 or sinokoreanisch 장
characters, which are written with radical 90:
爿 4 牀 5 牁 6 牂 9 牃 10 牄 11 牅 13 牆
Edoardo Fazzioli: Painted words. 214 Chinese characters - from the picture to the term. ISBN 3937715347 (page 139)
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