1. 廉 is the 1816th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 16 words.
  4. appears as a component in 6 characters.


Once :
=> 广,
Radical :
=> 广 (house on cliff), (eight/divide), (one), No glyph available, (eight/divide), (pig snout)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Lian2 - surname Lian
  2. lian2 - incorruptible/honest/inexpensive/to investigate (old)/side wall of a traditional Chinese house (old)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 廉 (lian2): The component 兼 is pronounced as 'jian1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

廉价 (廉價)

Medium Frequency

价廉物美 (價廉物美)
廉耻 (廉恥)
廉洁 (廉潔)
廉颇 (廉頗)
物美价廉 (物美價廉)

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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.