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爫 is written in a different way than 爪 when it is used as a component in a character. I would be sure that 丿 piě 丶 diǎn 丶 diǎn 丿 piě is the correct draw.
爪 is written 丿 piě 丿 piě 丨 shù ㇏ nà according to archchinese.com

Is there a usefull website where the strokes for most common components are described ?

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    Not pretty sure about simplified Chinese, but there is a website for traditional Chinese maintained by the Taiwanese government. dict.mini.moe.edu.tw/SearchIndex/…
    – hpwww
    Sep 1 at 11:57
  • they have no result for 爫 :-( and they give 小 for ⺍ ! very strange taiwanese website...
    – faure
    Sep 2 at 8:50
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    Of course, because 爫 is not a complete word... You should search for a word that has 爫.
    – hpwww
    Sep 3 at 9:06
  • my website 打有 gives 采,菜,浮,觅,乳, 受,滔,妥,摇,遥,谣,印 (in that one 爫 is turned 90 °). your website doesn't give the nature of stroke, if the last in 爫, on the right, is a 丿 piě or a 丶 diǎn. :-(
    – faure
    Sep 4 at 16:12
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It is written differently in its radical form indeed, as it often happens with radicals.

Another website showing decompositions is Wiktionary, e.g.: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%E7%88%AB

According to Wiktionary, in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Vietnam (see the GHTV mark): 爫 = ⿱丿⺍
⺍ = ⿲丶丶丿
=> 爫 = ⿱丿⿲丶丶丿

While in Japan and Korea (JK for Japan and Korea):
爫 = ⿱丿⿲丿丶丶

So, depending on the country,
爫 is either 丿丶丶丿 (in GHTV)
or 丿丿丶丶 (in JK).

This is unfortunately normal situation: stroke order differs not only between radical and standalone forms but also from country to country.
In English there are differences in spelling, too, e.g.: threater vs. theatre.

Update on 爫 = ⿱丿⺍
Wiktionary does say this, but the character is not displayed correctly due to browser-unicode-font limitations. See the screenshot: enter image description here

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  • yes ! this website is normally very useful ! but in that case, they write : " 爫 (radical 87, 爪+0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 竹火 (HF) or X竹火 (XHF), composition ⿱丿𭕄(GHTV) or ⿱丿⿲丿丶丶(JK)) " giving below the first 丿 piě another 丿 piě followed by two 丶 diǎn :(' i am puzzled
    – faure
    Sep 2 at 8:44
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    According to Wiktionary, in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Vietnam (see the GHTV mark): 爫 = ⿱丿⺍ . ⺍ = ⿲丶丶丿. => 爫 = ⿱丿⿲丶丶丿. While in Japan and Korea (JK for Japan and Korea): 爫 = ⿱丿⿲丿丶丶. So, depending on the country, 爫 is either 丿丶丶丿 (in GHTV) or 丿丿丶丶 (in JK). This is unfortunately normal situation: stroke order differs not only between radical and standalone forms but also from country to country. In English there are differences in spelling, too, e.g.: threater vs. theatre.
    – Leonid
    Sep 2 at 10:27
  • Thank you very much. The website en.wiktionary.org/wiki/爫 doesn't give 爫 = ⿱丿⺍ . ⺍ = ⿲丶丶丿. => 爫 = ⿱丿⿲丶丶丿 but i think in mainland China 丶丶丿 is the right writing :-)
    – faure
    Sep 4 at 16:16
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    Wiktionary actually does say this, but the character is not displayed correctly due to browser-unicode-font limitations. Updated the answer above with the screenshot. Also en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%F0%AD%95%84 says ⿲丶丶丿
    – Leonid
    Sep 5 at 13:06

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