1. 炼 is the 1761st most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 22 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> , No glyph available
Radical :
=> (fire), (second), (one), (N/A), (eight/divide)
Graphical :
=> 丿, , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. lian4 - to refine/to smelt

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

修炼 (修煉)
锻炼 (鍛煉)

Medium Frequency

提炼 (提煉)
炼乳 (煉乳)
炼化 (煉化)
炼狱 (煉獄)
炼钢 (煉鋼)
磨炼 (磨煉)
精炼 (精煉)
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.