1. 铲 is the 3051st most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 5 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (metal/gold), (stand erect), (cliff)
Graphical :
=> 丿, , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. chan3 - to shovel/to remove/spade/shovel

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 铲 (chan3): The component 产 is pronounced as 'chan3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 铲 (chan3): The component 厂 is pronounced as 'chang3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

铲除 (剷除)
铲子 (鏟子)

Medium Frequency

铲平 (鏟平)
铲车 (鏟車)
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.