1. 牵 is the 1677th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 27 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> , No glyph available
Radical :
=> (big), (cover), (cow)
Graphical :
=> , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qian1 - to pull (an animal on a tether)/to lead along/to hold hands

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

牵挂 (牽掛)

Medium Frequency

牵动 (牽動)
牵引 (牽引)
牵强 (牽強)
牵手 (牽手)
牵扯 (牽扯)
牵绊 (牽絆)
牵连 (牽連)
魂牵梦绕 (魂牽夢繞)
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.