1. 曾 is the 463rd most frequent character.
  2. has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 13 words.
  4. appears as a component in 16 characters.


Once :
=> No glyph available,
Radical :
=> (eight/divide), (mouth), (line), (eight/divide), (sun/day)
Graphical :
=> , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Zeng1 - surname Zeng
  2. ceng2 - once/already/ever (in the past)/former/previously/(past tense marker used before verb or clause)
  3. zeng1 - great-grand (father, child etc)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

曾经 (曾經)

Medium Frequency

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.