1. 杀 is the 587th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 73 words.
  4. appears as a component in 5 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (N/A), (ten), (small)
Graphical :
=> , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. sha1 - to kill/to murder/to fight/to weaken or reduce/to smart (topolect)/to counteract/(used after a verb) extremely

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 杀 (sha1): The component 十 is pronounced as 'shi2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

杀人 (殺人)
杀戮 (殺戮)
杀手 (殺手)
秒杀 (秒殺)
自杀 (自殺)
谋杀案 (謀殺案)

Medium Frequency

借刀杀人 (借刀殺人)
封杀 (封殺)
屠杀 (屠殺)
厮杀 (廝殺)
扼杀 (扼殺)
抹杀 (抹殺)
搏杀 (搏殺)
暗杀 (暗殺)
枪杀 (槍殺)
残杀 (殘殺)
杀人犯 (殺人犯)
杀伤力 (殺傷力)
杀价 (殺價)
杀害 (殺害)
杀掉 (殺掉)
杀敌 (殺敵)
杀死 (殺死)
杀气 (殺氣)
杀生 (殺生)
杀菌 (殺菌)
杀菌剂 (殺菌劑)
杀青 (殺青)
虐杀 (虐殺)
误杀 (誤殺)
谋杀 (謀殺)
追杀 (追殺)

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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.