1. 牧 is the 1578th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 21 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (cow), (knock)
Graphical :
=> , , , 丿, ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Mu4 - surname Mu
  2. mu4 - to herd/to breed livestock/to govern (old)/government official (old)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 牧 (mu4): The component ⺙ is pronounced as 'pu1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

牧场 (牧場)
牧师 (牧師)

Medium Frequency

牧马人 (牧馬人)
游牧 (遊牧)
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.