1. 卖 is the 972nd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 43 words.
  4. appears as a component in 10 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (ten), (N/A), (big), (dot)
Graphical :
=> , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. mai4 - to sell/to betray/to spare no effort/to show off or flaunt

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 卖 (mai4): The component 买 is pronounced as 'mai3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 卖 (mai4): The component 大 is pronounced as 'dai4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

热卖 (熱賣)

Medium Frequency

出卖 (出賣)
外卖 (外賣)
专卖 (專賣)
专卖店 (專賣店)
小卖部 (小賣部)
拍卖 (拍賣)
甩卖 (甩賣)
义卖 (義賣)
买卖 (買賣)
卖傻 (賣傻)
卖出 (賣出)
卖力 (賣力)
卖弄 (賣弄)
卖掉 (賣掉)
卖淫 (賣淫)
卖相 (賣相)
卖萌 (賣萌)
卖身 (賣身)
卖点 (賣點)
转卖 (轉賣)

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.