Basic Cognition of Chinese Strokes
Most learners feel that Chinese characters have complex structures, but if they are disintegrated, some basic strokes-the minimum components, will be exposed.
Horizontally from left to right.
Verticallly from top to bottom.
Falling leftwards with a slight curve(not very curved).
Dot to the lower right(left) and pause.
Falling rightwards, flattening at the bottom.
Turning the direction of the strokes. The first stroke and the second stroke make an angle.
Turning the direction of the strokes. 钩 is like a hook, which is shorter than 折.