1. 才 is the 235th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 45 words.
  4. appears as a component in 7 characters.


Once :
=> 𠂇,
Radical :
=> 𠂇 (left hand), (N/A)
Graphical :
=> 𠂇,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. cai2 - ability/talent/sb of a certain type/a capable individual/only/only then/just now
  2. cai2 - a moment ago/just now/(preceded by a clause of condition or reason) not until/(followed by a numerical clause) only

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

刚才 (剛才)

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.