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Word and Radical Components of 叔叔

The Chinese word 叔叔 is analysed below into its constituent words and the words into radicals. By seeing the breakdown of the word in this way you can more easily learn and recognise the word.


Component Pinyin Meanings
叔叔 叔shu 1. n. father's younger brother
2. n. uncle, as used by children to address older men

叔叔 ⇨ 叔 + 叔
Component Pinyin Meanings
shū 1. to pick up
shū 2. father's younger brother: uncle
shū 1. to pick up
shū 2. father's younger brother: uncle

叔 ⇨ 尗 + 又
Component Pinyin Meanings
shū, shú 1. beans and peas, collectively
shū 2. father's younger brother: uncle
yòu 1. again; once more
2. also; in addition
3. and; too
4. (又……又……) both ... and ...

叔 ⇨ 尗 + 又
Component Pinyin Meanings
shū, shú 1. beans and peas, collectively
shū 2. father's younger brother: uncle
yòu 1. again; once more
2. also; in addition
3. and; too
4. (又……又……) both ... and ...

尗 ⇨ 上 + 小
Component Pinyin Meanings
shàng 1. upper part; high position; up
2. on; above
3. superior; senior; top
4. preceding; previous; last; former
5. first of several (usually two or three) partitions
6. within, in, from the standpoint of, according to
7. (Min Nan) most; extremely
shàng 8. to go up; to ascend
9. to go to; to leave for (a place)
10. to board; to get on
11. to attend (class, work)
12. to enter (a field); to appear (on stage)
13. to fit; to install; to apply
14. to screw; to tighten, to twist
15. (colloquial)
16. to connect to, browse (a website)
17. (Min) to pull upwards or hang with a rope
18. (Min Nan) to grow and attach
19. (Xiamen Min Nan) to pile up
20. (vulgar, of a male) to fuck; to have intercourse with a female
21. (Particle following verbs, indicating direction or achievement.)
shǎng 22. Only used in *上聲 (rising tone in Chinese phonetics)
xiǎo 1. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №15
2. small, tiny, little
3. minor, petty
4. briefly, for a short while
5. slightly, a little
6. young
7. (the) youngest
8. a young person; child, kid, baby
9. (Prefix used in front of family name to indicate informality or affection (for young people,老 for elder people).)
10. (humble) my, our
11. (Used only in the abbreviation of a school name.)
12. (euphemism, Cantonese) a euphemism of屌

尗 ⇨ 上 + 小
Component Pinyin Meanings
shàng 1. upper part; high position; up
2. on; above
3. superior; senior; top
4. preceding; previous; last; former
5. first of several (usually two or three) partitions
6. within, in, from the standpoint of, according to
7. (Min Nan) most; extremely
shàng 8. to go up; to ascend
9. to go to; to leave for (a place)
10. to board; to get on
11. to attend (class, work)
12. to enter (a field); to appear (on stage)
13. to fit; to install; to apply
14. to screw; to tighten, to twist
15. (colloquial)
16. to connect to, browse (a website)
17. (Min) to pull upwards or hang with a rope
18. (Min Nan) to grow and attach
19. (Xiamen Min Nan) to pile up
20. (vulgar, of a male) to fuck; to have intercourse with a female
21. (Particle following verbs, indicating direction or achievement.)
shǎng 22. Only used in *上聲 (rising tone in Chinese phonetics)
xiǎo 1. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №15
2. small, tiny, little
3. minor, petty
4. briefly, for a short while
5. slightly, a little
6. young
7. (the) youngest
8. a young person; child, kid, baby
9. (Prefix used in front of family name to indicate informality or affection (for young people,老 for elder people).)
10. (humble) my, our
11. (Used only in the abbreviation of a school name.)
12. (euphemism, Cantonese) a euphemism of屌