1. 姥 is the 2868th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 6 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (woman), (old)
Graphical :
=> , , 丿, , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. lao3 - grandma (maternal)
  2. mu3 - governess/old woman

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 姥 (lao3): The component 老 is pronounced as 'lao3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 姥 (mu3): The component 女 is pronounced as 'ru3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

姥爷 (姥爺)
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.