CHINESE SCRIPT

CHINESE CHARACTER FORMATION & ETYMOLOGY

  

 

广

 

 

3 strokes ( 广 )

lㄢ3, ㄢ1, ㄍㄨㄤ3 (yan3, an1, guang3)

yǎn, ān, guǎng

 

广 = wide, broad, extensive => usually referred to as the dotted cliff (radical 53), i.e. (radical 3) +   (radical 27); its meaning is similar to