1. 忧 is the 1459th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 20 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (heart), (lame), (dot)
Graphical :
=> , , 𠂇, ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. you1 - to worry/to concern oneself with/worried/anxiety/sorrow/a parent's funeral/inconvenienced by being orphaned

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 忧 (you1): The component 尤 is pronounced as 'you2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

忧伤 (憂傷)
忧郁 (憂鬱)

Medium Frequency

忧心 (憂心)
忧患 (憂患)
忧愁 (憂愁)
忧虑 (憂慮)
忧郁症 (憂鬱症)
担忧 (擔憂)
无忧无虑 (無憂無慮)
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.