1. 播 is the 1273rd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 32 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (hand), (distinguish/choose), (field)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bo1 - to sow/to scatter/to spread/to broadcast/Taiwan pr. [bo4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 播 (bo1): The component 釆 is pronounced as 'bian4'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

传播 (傳播)
广播 (廣播)
播报 (播報)
播种 (播種)
联播 (聯播)
转播 (轉播)
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.