絲 (sī) is composed of two instances of the radical 糸 (mì or sī), which means silk. On the left-hand side of 絲, some Chinese fonts use 糹 (sī).
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List of the 214 Chinese character radicals showing their English names, The stroke count refer to the main form of the radical only. . 120, 糸, 纟, mi4, silk, 6.