1. 离 is the 418th most frequent character.
  2. has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 78 words.
  4. appears as a component in 12 characters.


Once :
=> No glyph available,
Radical :
=> (lid), (container), (N/A), (track)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. li2 - mythical beast (archaic)
  2. Li2 - surname Li
  3. li2 - to leave/to part from/to be away from/(in giving distances) from/without (sth)/independent of/one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing fire/☲

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 离 (li2): The component 乂 is pronounced as 'yi4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

距离 (距離)
远离 (遠離)
离开 (離開)

Medium Frequency

偏离 (偏離)
分离 (分離)
别离 (別離)
形影不离 (形影不離)
悲欢离合 (悲歡離合)
支离破碎 (支離破碎)
脱离 (脫離)
迷离 (迷離)
逃离 (逃離)
隔离 (隔離)
离别 (離別)
离去 (離去)
离合 (離合)
离奇 (離奇)
离婚 (離婚)
离家出走 (離家出走)
离线 (離線)
离职 (離職)
离谱 (離譜)

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.