Re: Radical index - probably off topic

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Thu Jan 28 2010 - 11:06:45 CST

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    On Jan 27, 2010, at 10:54 PM, wrote:

    > The reason I put this to the Unicode list is that one can download a radical index as a PDF file from, so somebody has already made the electronic version of the index. My question is, then: Is it possible to get a copy of this index in a form that I could load into a database, for example - something like a comma seperated list with number of radical strokes, radical number, number of remaining strokes and unicode character?

    You'd have to do some massaging of data, but that's what the Unihan database is for. Start with

    There are a lot of products out there that are available, BTW. If you look up "Unihan database" on Wikipedia, there are a number of links at the bottom you might find useful.

    John H. Jenkins

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