1. 番 is the 1450th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 22 words.
  4. appears as a component in 16 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (distinguish/choose), (field)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Pan1 - surname Pan
  2. fan1 - foreign/ethnic groups from outside China/(when used after a verb) times or fold/classifier for the number of iterations of an action or deed etc

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

番禺区 (番禺區)
番茄红素 (番茄紅素)
番茄酱 (番茄醬)
轮番 (輪番)
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.