1. 乾 is the 1996th most frequent character.
  2. has 4 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 6 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (ten), (sun/day), (ten), 丿 (bend), (one), (N/A)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , 丿, ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Qian2 - surname Qian
  2. qian2 - one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing heaven/male principle/☰
  3. Gan1 - surname Gan
  4. gan1 - dry/clean/in vain/dried food/foster/adoptive/to ignore

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 乾 (qian2): The component 乞 is pronounced as 'qi3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

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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