1. 支 is the 437th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 49 words.
  4. appears as a component in 21 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (branch)
Graphical :
=> , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Zhi1 - surname Zhi
  2. zhi1 - to support/to sustain/to erect/to raise/branch/division/to draw money/classifier for rods such as pens and guns, for army divisions and for songs or compositions

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 支 (zhi1): The component 十 is pronounced as 'shi2'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 支 (zhi1): The component 支 is pronounced as 'zhi1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

支撑 (支撐)
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.