1. 即 is the 293rd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 28 words.
  4. appears as a component in 5 characters.


Once :
=> No glyph available,
Radical :
=> (line), (pig snout), (second), (dot), (seal)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ji2 - namely/that is/i.e./prompt/at once/at present/even if/prompted (by the occasion)/to approach/to come into contact/to assume (office)/to draw near

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 即 (ji2): The component 彐 is pronounced as 'ji4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 即 (ji2): The component 卩 is pronounced as 'jie2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

即将 (即將)

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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.