1. 察 is the 564th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 46 words.
  4. appears as a component in 5 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (roof), (moon), (seal), (sign)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. cha2 - to examine/to inquire/to observe/to inspect/to look into/obvious/clearly evident

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

观察 (觀察)

Medium Frequency

侦察 (偵察)
察觉 (察覺)
检察 (檢察)
检察官 (檢察官)
检察院 (檢察院)
监察 (監察)
视察 (視察)
觉察 (覺察)
体察 (體察)

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.