1. 伍 is the 1470th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 9 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (human), (one), (power/force), (one)
Graphical :
=> , , , , 丿,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Wu3 - surname Wu
  2. wu3 - squad of five soldiers/to associate with/five (banker's anti-fraud numeral)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 伍 (wu3): The component 五 is pronounced as 'wu3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

队伍 (隊伍)

Medium Frequency

为伍 (為伍)
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.