1. 壳 is the 1934th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 24 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (scholar), (cover), (table)
Graphical :
=> , , , , 丿,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qiao4 - shell/carapace/crust (earth's crust etc)/also pr. [ke2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

外壳 (外殼)
脑壳 (腦殻)

Medium Frequency

屎壳郎 (屎殼郎)
蛋壳 (蛋殼)
贝壳 (貝殼)
躯壳 (軀殼)
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.