1. 壽 is the 1613th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 41 words.
  4. appears as a component in 6 characters.


Once :
=> No glyph available,
Radical :
=> (scholar), (N/A), (work), (one), (mouth), (thumb)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , , , 𠂇, ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Shou4 - surname Shou
  2. shou4 - long life/old age/age/life/birthday/funerary

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 壽 (shou4): The component 士 is pronounced as 'shi4'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 壽 (shou4): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

寿司 (壽司)
寿命 (壽命)
寿星 (壽星)
长寿 (長壽)

Medium Frequency

寿光 (壽光)
寿比南山 (壽比南山)
寿终正寝 (壽終正寢)
寿面 (壽麵)
延寿 (延壽)
延年益寿 (延年益壽)
祝寿 (祝壽)
高寿 (高壽)

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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.