1. 献 is the 1190th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 21 words.
  4. appears as a component in 1 character.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (ten), (upside down box), (eight/divide), (dry), (dog)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xian4 - to offer/to present/to dedicate/to donate/to show/to put on display/worthy person (old)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 献 (xian4): The component 丷 is pronounced as 'xx5'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

奉献 (奉獻)
贡献 (貢獻)

Medium Frequency

捐献 (捐獻)
文献 (文獻)
献上 (獻上)
献出 (獻出)
献媚 (獻媚)
献策 (獻策)
献血 (獻血)
献身 (獻身)

Appears In:

also appears in:
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.