1. 灭 is the 951st 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 :
=> (one), (fire)
Graphical :
=> , 丿, ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. mie4 - to extinguish or put out/to go out (of a fire etc)/to exterminate or wipe out/to drown

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

毁灭 (毀滅)
消灭 (消滅)

Medium Frequency

幻灭 (幻滅)
扑灭 (撲滅)
泯灭 (泯滅)
湮灭 (湮滅)
灭亡 (滅亡)
灭掉 (滅掉)
灭火 (滅火)
灭火器 (滅火器)
灭绝 (滅絕)
熄灭 (熄滅)
破灭 (破滅)
磨灭 (磨滅)
自生自灭 (自生自滅)
覆灭 (覆滅)
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.