1. 宜 is the 1288th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 53 words.
  4. appears as a component in 1 character.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (roof), (moon), (one)
Graphical :
=> , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Yi2 - surname Yi
  2. yi2 - proper/should/suitable/appropriate

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 宜 (yi2): The component 月 is pronounced as 'yue4'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 宜 (yi2): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

宜兴 (宜興)
宜宾 (宜賓)
适宜 (適宜)

Appears In:

also appears in:
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.