1. 棱 is the 2891st most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 13 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (tree), (earth), (eight/divide), (go)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. leng2 - square beam/variant of 稜|棱[leng2]
  2. leng2 - corner/edge/arris (sharp ridge formed by two surfaces meeting at an edge)/protrusion

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 棱 (leng2): The component 夌 is pronounced as 'ling2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

棱角 (稜角)

Medium Frequency

有棱有角 (有稜有角)
模棱 (模稜)
棱柱 (稜柱)
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.