1. 处 is the 206th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 91 words.
  4. appears as a component in 2 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (go), (divination)
Graphical :
=> , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. chu3 - to reside/to live/to dwell/to be in/to be situated at/to stay/to get along with/to be in a position of/to deal with/to discipline/to punish
  2. chu4 - place/location/spot/point/office/department/bureau/respect/classifier for locations or items of damage: spot, point

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

到处 (到處)
四处 (四處)
好处 (好處)
相处 (相處)
处女 (處女)
处理 (處理)
处处 (處處)

Medium Frequency

住处 (住處)
何处 (何處)
出处 (出處)
判处 (判處)
别处 (別處)
去处 (去處)
地处 (地處)
坏处 (壞處)
害处 (害處)
患处 (患處)
查处 (查處)
此处 (此處)
深处 (深處)
无处 (無處)
无处不在 (無處不在)
独处 (獨處)
用处 (用處)
痛处 (痛處)
益处 (益處)
私处 (私處)
绝处逢生 (絕處逢生)
处世 (處世)
处事 (處事)
处分 (處分)
处境 (處境)
处女座 (處女座)
处方 (處方)
处于 (處於)
处理器 (處理器)
处男 (處男)
处置 (處置)
处罚 (處罰)
身处 (身處)
办事处 (辦事處)
远处 (遠處)
长处 (長處)
随处 (隨處)
难处 (難處)
高处 (高處)

Appears In:

also appears in:
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.