1. 弹 is the 631st most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 71 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (bow), (eight/divide), (upside down box), (two), (line), (ten)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. dan4 - crossball/bullet/shot/shell/ball
  2. tan2 - to pluck (a string)/to play (a string instrument)/to spring or leap/to shoot (e.g. with a catapult)/(of cotton) to fluff or tease/to flick/to flip/to accuse/to impeach/elastic (of materials)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 弹 (dan4): The component 单 is pronounced as 'dan1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 弹 (tan2): The component 单 is pronounced as 'dan1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

反弹 (反彈)
子弹 (子彈)
弹力 (彈力)
弹性 (彈性)
炸弹 (炸彈)

Medium Frequency

中弹 (中彈)
催泪弹 (催淚彈)
动弹 (動彈)
动弹不得 (動彈不得)
原子弹 (原子彈)
实弹 (實彈)
导弹 (導彈)
弹丸 (彈丸)
弹出 (彈出)
弹匣 (彈匣)
弹唱 (彈唱)
弹奏 (彈奏)
弹弓 (彈弓)
弹指 (彈指)
弹珠 (彈珠)
弹琴 (彈琴)
弹尽粮绝 (彈盡糧絕)
弹簧 (彈簧)
弹药 (彈藥)
弹跳 (彈跳)
弹道 (彈道)
弹雨 (彈雨)
弹头 (彈頭)
手榴弹 (手榴彈)
核弹 (核彈)
炮弹 (炮彈)
照明弹 (照明彈)
防弹 (防彈)
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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