1. 检 is the 730th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 38 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (tree), (human), (one), (small), (one)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jian3 - to check/to examine/to inspect/to exercise restraint

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 检 (jian3): The component 佥 is pronounced as 'qian1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

安检 (安檢)
检查 (檢查)
检测 (檢測)
检索 (檢索)
检讨 (檢討)
检验 (檢驗)
体检 (體檢)

Medium Frequency

抽检 (抽檢)
检修 (檢修)
检出 (檢出)
检察 (檢察)
检察官 (檢察官)
检察院 (檢察院)
检查站 (檢查站)
检疫 (檢疫)
检视 (檢視)
检阅 (檢閱)
检点 (檢點)
产检 (產檢)
纪检 (紀檢)
质检 (質檢)
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.