1. 左 is the 780th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 38 words.
  4. appears as a component in 1 character.


Once :
=> 𠂇,
Radical :
=> 𠂇 (left hand), (work)
Graphical :
=> 𠂇, , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Zuo3 - surname Zuo
  2. zuo3 - left/the Left (politics)/east/unorthodox/queer/wrong/differing/opposite/variant of 佐[zuo3]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

左边 (左邊)

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.