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  1. 沈 is the 1679th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 8 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (water), (turban/scarf), (second)
Graphical :
=> , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Shen3 - surname Shen/place name
  2. chen2 - variant of 沉[chen2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

沈阳 (瀋陽)

Medium Frequency

 
沈阳市 (瀋陽市)
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.
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