1. 剪 is the 2222nd most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 22 words.
  4. appears as a component in 1 character.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (eight/divide), (one), (moon), (knife), (knife)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , 丿

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Jian3 - surname Jian
  2. jian3 - scissors/shears/clippers/CL:把[ba3]/to cut with scissors/to trim/to wipe out or exterminate

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 剪 (jian3): The component 前 is pronounced as 'qian2'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

剪纸 (剪紙)
剪辑 (剪輯)

Appears In:

also appears in:
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.