1. 曹 is the 1568th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 9 words.
  4. appears as a component in 10 characters.


Once :
=> No glyph available,
Radical :
=> (grass), No glyph available, (two), (container), (sun/day)
Graphical :
=> , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Cao2 - surname Cao/Zhou Dynasty vassal state
  2. cao2 - class or grade/generation/plaintiff and defendant (old)/government department (old)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 曹 (cao2): The component 艹 is pronounced as 'cao3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency


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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.