1. 役 is the 1243rd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 13 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (step), (weapon/lance)
Graphical :
=> , , 丿, , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yi4 - forced labor/corvée/obligatory task/military service/to use as servant/to enserf/servant (old)/war/campaign/battle

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 役 (yi4): The component 彳 is pronounced as 'chi4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

战役 (戰役)

Medium Frequency

现役 (現役)
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.