1. 催 is the 2060th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 23 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (human), (mountain), (small bird)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. cui1 - to urge/to press/to prompt/to rush sb/to hasten sth/to expedite

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 催 (cui1): The component 崔 is pronounced as 'cui1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 催 (cui1): The component 隹 is pronounced as 'zhui1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

催化剂 (催化劑)
催泪 (催淚)
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.