1. 养 is the 759th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 91 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> No glyph available, No glyph available
Radical :
=> (sheep), (eight/divide), No glyph available
Graphical :
=> , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yang3 - to raise (animals)/to bring up (children)/to keep (pets)/to support/to give birth

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 养 (yang3): The component 羊 is pronounced as 'yang2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

保养 (保養)
修养 (修養)
培养 (培養)
收养 (收養)
营养 (營養)
养成 (養成)
养父 (養父)
养生 (養生)

Medium Frequency

休养 (休養)
供养 (供養)
包养 (包養)
家养 (家養)
寄养 (寄養)
抚养 (撫養)
教养 (教養)
涵养 (涵養)
滋养 (滋養)
素养 (素養)
调养 (調養)
领养 (領養)
饲养 (飼養)
养分 (養分)
养家 (養家)
养性 (養性)
养活 (養活)
养病 (養病)
养神 (養神)
养精蓄锐 (養精蓄銳)
养老 (養老)
养老金 (養老金)
养老院 (養老院)
养育 (養育)
养护 (養護)
喂养 (餵養)
驯养 (馴養)
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.