1. 岔 is the 3128th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 12 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (eight/divide), (knife), (mountain)
Graphical :
=> , , 丿, ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. cha4 - fork in road/bifurcation/branch in road, river, mountain range etc/to branch off/to turn off/to diverge/to stray (from the path)/to change the subject/to interrupt/to stagger (times)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 岔 (cha4): The component 八 is pronounced as 'ba1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

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.
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