1. 拱 is the 2568th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 10 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (hand), (grass), (one), (eight/divide)
Graphical :
=> , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gong3 - to cup one's hands in salute/to surround/to arch/to dig earth with the snout/arched

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 拱 (gong3): The component 共 is pronounced as 'gong4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

拱墅区 (拱墅區)
拱桥 (拱橋)
拱门 (拱門)
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.