Learn Chinese Characters Lesson 2

Complete List Of Complex Strokes

In the following table you see the shape of all complex strokes with their name, writing direction and some example characters containing them.

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COMPLEX STROKES
StrokeName
(name indicates direction)
Examples
Horizontal left-falling strokehorizontal left-fallingHorizontal left-falling stroke example 1Horizontal left-falling stroke example 2
Horizontal turning strokehorizontal turningHorizontal turning stroke example 1Horizontal turning stroke example 2
Horizontal turning rising strokehorizontal turning risingHorizontal turning rising stroke example 1Horizontal turning rising stroke example 2
Horizontal turning hook strokehorizontal turning hookHorizontal turning hook stroke example 1Horizontal turning hook stroke example 2
Horizontal turning curved hook strokehorizontal turning curved hookHorizontal turning curved hook stroke example 1Horizontal turning curved hook stroke example 2
Horizontal turning turning strokehorizontal turning turningHorizontal turning turning stroke example 1
Horizontal turning turning left-falling strokehorizontal turning turning left-fallingHorizontal turning turning left-falling stroke example 1Horizontal turning turning left-falling stroke example 2
Horizontal turning turning turning strokehorizontal turning turning turningHorizontal turning turning turning stroke example 1
Horizontal turning turning turning hook strokehorizontal turning turning turning hookHorizontal turning turning turning hook stroke example 1Horizontal turning turning turning hook stroke example 2
Horizontal left-falling curved hook strokehorizontal left-falling curved hookHorizontal left-falling curved hook stroke example 1Horizontal left-falling curved hook stroke example 2
Horizontal turning curved strokehorizontal turning curvedHorizontal turning curved stroke example 1Horizontal turning curved stroke example 2
Horizontal diagonal hook strokehorizontal diagonal hookHorizontal diagonal hook stroke example 1Horizontal diagonal hook stroke example 2
Vertical rising strokevertical risingVertical rising stroke example 1Vertical rising stroke example 2
Vertical turning strokevertical turningVertical turning stroke example 1Vertical turning stroke example 2
Vertical curved strokevertical curvedVertical curved stroke example 1Vertical curved stroke example 2
Vertical curved hook strokevertical curved hookVertical curved hook stroke example 1Vertical curved hook stroke example 2
Vertical turning left-falling strokevertical turning left-fallingVertical turning left-falling stroke example 1
Vertical turning turning strokevertical turning turningVertical turning turning stroke example 1Vertical turning turning stroke example 2
Vertical turning turning hook strokevertical turning turning hookVertical turning turning hook stroke example 1Vertical turning turning hook stroke example 2
Left-falling turning strokeleft-falling turningLeft-falling turning stroke example 1Left-falling turning stroke example 2
Left-falling dot strokeleft-falling dotLeft-falling dot stroke example 1Left-falling dot stroke example 2

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