1. 减 is the 855th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 44 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (ice), (cliff), (spear), (one), (mouth)
Graphical :
=> , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jian3 - to lower/to decrease/to reduce/to subtract/to diminish

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 减 (jian3): The component 咸 is pronounced as 'xian2'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

减少 (減少)
减肥 (減肥)

Medium Frequency

删减 (刪減)
削减 (削減)
减去 (減去)
减压 (減壓)
减弱 (減弱)
减掉 (減掉)
减缓 (減緩)
减轻 (減輕)
减退 (減退)
减速 (減速)
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.