1. 层 is the 698th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 50 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (corpse), (two), (private)
Graphical :
=> , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ceng2 - layer/stratum/laminated/floor (of a building)/storey/classifier for layers/repeated/sheaf (math.)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

层次 (層次)

Medium Frequency

上层 (上層)
下层 (下層)
中层 (中層)
内层 (內層)
分层 (分層)
单层 (單層)
基层 (基層)
外层 (外層)
大气层 (大氣層)
夹层 (夾層)
层出不穷 (層出不窮)
层层 (層層)
层楼 (層樓)
层叠 (層疊)
层级 (層級)
层面 (層面)
岩层 (岩層)
底层 (底層)
断层 (斷層)
更上一层楼 (更上一層樓)
楼层 (樓層)
深层 (深層)
皮层 (皮層)
表层 (表層)
阶层 (階層)
双层 (雙層)
云层 (雲層)
顶层 (頂層)
领导层 (領導層)
高层 (高層)
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.