1. 启 is the 1318th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 23 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (door/house), (mouth)
Graphical :
=> , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Qi3 - Qi son of Yu the Great 禹[Yu3], reported founder of the Xia Dynasty 夏朝[Xia4 Chao2] (c. 2070-c. 1600 BC)
  2. qi3 - to open/to start/to initiate/to enlighten or awaken/to state/to inform

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

启动 (啟動)
启程 (啟程)
开启 (開啟)

Medium Frequency

启事 (啟事)
启用 (啟用)
启发 (啟發)
启蒙 (啟蒙)
启示 (啟示)
启示录 (啟示錄)
启航 (啟航)
启迪 (啟迪)
启齿 (啟齒)
重启 (重啟)
Decomposition Levels:
Level 1: Only divided once. So only two components.
Level 2: Radical Decomposition. The character gets decomposed into its lowest radical components. For the complete list visit the Radical wikipedia page.
Level 3: Graphical Decomposition. Shows all the strokes & lowest level of components that make up the character.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.