1. 爪 is the 2358th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 14 words.
  4. appears as a component in 114 characters.


Once :
=> No glyph available,
Radical :
=> (claw/talon)
Graphical :
=> 丿, , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhua3 - claw

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 爪 (zhua3): The component 爪 is pronounced as 'zhua3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

张牙舞爪 (張牙舞爪)
凤爪 (鳳爪)
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.