1. 淫 is the 2292nd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 20 words.
  4. appears as a component in 1 character.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (water), (claw/talon), (N/A), (scholar)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yin2 - excess/excessive/wanton/lewd/lascivious/obscene/depraved

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

淫乱 (淫亂)
淫妇 (淫婦)
淫欲 (淫慾)
淫荡 (淫蕩)
卖淫 (賣淫)

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.