1. 竊 is the 2099th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 13 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> , No glyph available
Radical :
=> (cave), (distinguish/choose), (divination), (upside down box), (human), (upside down box), (private)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qie4 - to steal/secretly/(humble) I

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

窃听 (竊聽)

Medium Frequency

偷窃 (偷竊)
剽窃 (剽竊)
失窃 (失竊)
扒窃 (扒竊)
盗窃 (盜竊)
窃取 (竊取)
窃窃 (竊竊)
窃笑 (竊笑)
窃贼 (竊賊)
行窃 (行竊)
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.