Word and Radical Components of 渔夫

The Chinese word 渔夫 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
渔夫 yúfū 1. n. fisherman

渔夫 ⇨ 渔 + 夫
Component Pinyin Meanings
1. to fish
2. to seize; to pursue (illegitimately)
1. male adult; man
2. husband
     丈夫 - husband
     夫婦 - married couple
3. person
4. manual worker
     農夫 - peasant
     漁夫 - fisherman
     jiàng 。 - The general is the country's defense., ref=Sunzi

渔 ⇨ 氵 + 鱼
Component Pinyin Meanings
氵 (水) 1.
1. fish

夫 ⇨ 二 + 人
Component Pinyin Meanings
èr 1. two
2. second
3. Short for twenty, two hundred or two thousand after hundreds, thousands and ten thousands.
4. Short for twenty cents.
5. (Northeast Mandarin, neologism) stupid, dumb; silly, thick, lacking mental agility (often in a cute way)
6. usage. See 兩Usage notes.
rén 1. usage. In print, 人 may have symmetric legs. However in handwriting, to distinguish from 入, the right leg will be shorter, the shape looking like a ʎ; in 入 the left leg is shorter.
2. man; person; people
3. human being (Homo sapiens)
4. body
5. everybody; everyone
6. physical, psychological or moral quality or condition; character; personality
7. a person associated with a particular identity or trait; -er
8. manpower; worker; employee