1. 坝 is the 2780th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 12 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (earth), (shell)
Graphical :
=> , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ba4 - dam/dike/embankment/CL:條|条[tiao2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 坝 (ba4): The component 贝 is pronounced as 'bei4'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

大坝 (大壩)
沙坪坝 (沙坪壩)

Medium Frequency

堤坝 (堤壩)
平坝 (平壩)
水坝 (水壩)
沙坝 (沙壩)
溃坝 (潰壩)
葛洲坝 (葛洲壩)
阿坝 (阿壩)
阿坝州 (阿壩州)
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.