1. 争 is the 344th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 53 words.
  4. appears as a component in 10 characters.


Once :
=> , No glyph available
Radical :
=> (knife), (pig snout), (hook)
Graphical :
=> , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zheng1 - to strive for/to vie for/to argue or debate/deficient or lacking (topolect)/how or what (literary)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

战争 (戰爭)
争取 (爭取)
争吵 (爭吵)
争夺 (爭奪)
争气 (爭氣)
竞争 (競爭)

Medium Frequency

不争 (不爭)
不争气 (不爭氣)
力争 (力爭)
抗争 (抗爭)
争先恐后 (爭先恐後)
争分夺秒 (爭分奪秒)
争执 (爭執)
争宠 (爭寵)
争抢 (爭搶)
争相 (爭相)
争端 (爭端)
争论 (爭論)
争议 (爭議)
争辩 (爭辯)
争锋 (爭鋒)
争霸 (爭霸)
争斗 (爭鬥)
相争 (相爭)
竞争力 (競爭力)
纷争 (紛爭)
与世无争 (與世無爭)
斗争 (鬥爭)

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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.