1. 称 is the 449th most frequent character.
  2. has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 69 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (grain), (knife), (small)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. chen4 - to fit/balanced/suitable
  2. cheng1 - to weigh/to state/to name/name/appellation/to praise
  3. cheng4 - variant of 秤[cheng4]/steelyard

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

称为 (稱為)
称号 (稱號)
自称 (自稱)

Medium Frequency

并称 (並稱)
俗称 (俗稱)
全称 (全稱)
匀称 (勻稱)
名称 (名稱)
堪称 (堪稱)
宣称 (宣稱)
对称 (對稱)
据称 (據稱)
昵称 (暱稱)
相称 (相稱)
称作 (稱作)
称呼 (稱呼)
称心 (稱心)
称心如意 (稱心如意)
称职 (稱職)
称谓 (稱謂)
称赞 (稱讚)
称重 (稱重)
称霸 (稱霸)
简称 (簡稱)
声称 (聲稱)
职称 (職稱)
著称 (著稱)
号称 (號稱)
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.