1. 硝 is the 3079th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 10 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (stone), (small), (moon)
Graphical :
=> , 丿, , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xiao1 - saltpeter/to tan (leather)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 硝 (xiao1): The component 肖 is pronounced as 'xiao4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

亚硝酸盐 (亞硝酸鹽)
硝烟 (硝煙)

Medium Frequency

亚硝酸 (亞硝酸)
亚硝酸钠 (亞硝酸鈉)
硝酸钠 (硝酸鈉)
硝酸铵 (硝酸銨)
硝酸盐 (硝酸鹽)
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.
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