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Information about character(s)

Radical:
Radical Strokes: 6
Additional Strokes: 6
Total Strokes: 9

Pronunciation

Pinyin: fú
Cantonese: fuk6
JapaneseOn: FUKU BUKU
Korean: POK

Dictionary definitions

Unicode: china root; medicinal fungus

CE-Dict: Pachyma cocos/china root

21 Century bidirectional dictionary: 1.tuckahoe

康熙字典文字版 【申集上】【艸字部】 茯
【唐韻】房六切,音伏。茯苓。【博物志】松柏脂入地千年化爲茯苓,茯苓化爲琥珀。今泰山出茯苓而無琥珀,益州永昌出琥珀而無茯苓。【本草】多年樵斫之松,根之氣味抑鬱未絕,精英未淪,其精氣盛者,發泄於外,結爲茯苓,故不抱根,離其本體,有零之義也。精氣不盛,止爲附結本根,旣不離本,故曰茯神。

CF-Dict: champignon pachyma cocos, truffe chinoise