1. 砭 is the 4752nd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 2 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (stone), (N/A), (jade), (dot), (spear), (N/A)
Graphical :
=> , 丿, , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bian1 - ancient stone acupuncture needle/to criticize/to pierce

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 砭 (bian1): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'dian3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

针砭 (針砭)

Medium Frequency

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.