1. 棘 is the 2864th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 4 words.
  4. appears as a component in 1 character.


Once :
Radical :
=> (N/A)
Graphical :

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ji2 - thorns

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 棘 (ji2): The component 朿 is pronounced as 'ci4'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 棘 (ji2): The component 棘 is pronounced as 'ji2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

荆棘 (荊棘)

Medium Frequency


Appears In:

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.