1. 侧 is the 1218th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 24 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (human), (shell), (knife)
Graphical :
=> , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ce4 - the side/to incline towards/to lean/inclined/lateral/side
  2. zhai1 - lean on one side

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 侧 (ce4): The component 则 is pronounced as 'ze2'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

侧面 (側面)
辗转反侧 (輾轉反側)

Medium Frequency

侧目 (側目)
侧卧 (側臥)
侧身 (側身)
北侧 (北側)
南侧 (南側)
右侧 (右側)
外侧 (外側)
左侧 (左側)
东侧 (東側)
西侧 (西側)
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.