Strokes Developed From Basic Strokes: Turning and Hooking

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横折héngzhē
横折héngzhē

 

Write horizontally from left to right, then vertically bend downward to the bottom.

Lesson 1héngzhē

Write horizontally with a vertical turn to the bottom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pinyin

 

 

English

five

kǒu

mouth

sun

eye

 

Write vertically from top to bottom, then turn to the right.

Lesson 2

竖折shù zhē

 

 

Write vertically  with a horizontal turn

to the right

English

Pinyin

 

 

shān

mountain

wáng

die

chū

exit

four

 

竖钩shù gōu
竖钩shù gōu

 

 

 

Write from top to bottom and then hook.

Lesson 3

竖钩shù gōu

English

Pinyin

Write vertically  with a hook.

 

 

(from top to bottom and hook upward)

 

cùn

a unit of length

xiǎo

small

shǒu

hand

dīng

surname

 

横钩hénggōu
横钩hénggōu

 

 

 

Write from left to right and hook downward.

 

Lesson

横钩hénggōu

English

Pinyin

Write horizontally with a hook

 

 

from left to right and hook upward.

 

láo

prison

bǎo

jewel

zāi

disaster

you

 

横折钩héng zhē gōu
横折钩héng zhē gōu

 

Write from left to right and

bending downward with

a hook.

 

 

Lesson

横折钩héngzhē gōu

English

Pinyin

Write from left to right and bending dowward.

 

dāo

knife

mén

door

power

jīn

towel

 

弯钩wān gōu
弯钩wān gōu

 

 

 

Write from top to slight bending

down right and hook.

Lesson 6

弯钩wān gōu

English

Pinyin

bending stroke with a hook

 

 

from top to slight bending down right and hook

 

child

word

gǒu

dog

lē

completed action

 

斜钩xié gōu
斜钩xié gōu

 

 

 

Write a slant stroke with a hook

Lesson 6

slant stroke with a hook


Pinyin


English 

spear

I/me

shì

style

chéng

become

 

卧钩wò gōu
卧钩wò gōu

 

 

 

Write a level bending stroke with a hook.

Lesson 8

level bending stroke with a hook


Pinyin

 

 English

xīn

heart

must

wàng

forget

zhì

ambition