1. 勾 is the 2030th most frequent character.
  2. has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 23 words.
  4. appears as a component in 4 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (wrap), (private)
Graphical :
=> , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Gou1 - surname Gou
  2. gou1 - to attract/to arouse/to tick/to strike out/to delineate/to collude/variant of 鉤|钩[gou1], hook
  3. gou4 - affair/to reach for (with hand)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

勾心斗角 (勾心鬥角)
勾结 (勾結)

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.