Question about radicals in 産

Hi all, first post.

Just reached level 20.
Learning the Kanji .

It says the kanji is composed of three radicals.
Stand, Cliff, and Life.

I wonder why it’s not
Stand, Slide, and Life.

Should prolly be taking the radicals with a pinch of 塩, but just wondering.
Many thanks in advance!

I can’t answer but I’ll put this pic here:

I don’t think it’s the first time I’ve seen one stroke being part of two radicals. Let’s see if someone can shed a light on this.

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I think they mostly go for the big, easy to see components that make for good mnemonics (although that’s not entirely consistent).

Dictionary apps tend to go by lots of components you could plausibly break it up into:

Incidentally, what WK teaches aren’t the proper radicals, just useful mnemonics.

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Jisho does list slide as one of the parts:

WK usually only lists a max of four “radicals”. My guess for why they turn kanji into “radicals” is so that they can stay under this number with more complicated Kanji.

Everything mentioned here is a “real” radical though, in case the OP ends up thinking they’re not.

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