1. 申 is the 1108th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 33 words.
  4. appears as a component in 12 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (sun/day), (line)
Graphical :
=> , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Shen1 - surname Shen
  2. shen1 - to extend/to state/to explain/9th earthly branch: 3-5 p.m., 7th solar month (7th August-7th September), year of the Monkey

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 申 (shen1): The component 丨 is pronounced as 'shu4'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

申请 (申請)
申领 (申領)

Medium Frequency

申报 (申報)
申诉 (申訴)
申论 (申論)
申辩 (申辯)

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.