1. 竖 is the 2500th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 7 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> No glyph available,
Radical :
=> (line), (line), (right hand), (stand erect)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shu4 - variant of 豎|竖[shu4]
  2. shu4 - to erect/vertical/vertical stroke (in Chinese characters)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 竖 (shu4): The component 丨 is pronounced as 'shu4'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

横竖 (橫豎)
竖琴 (豎琴)
竖立 (豎立)
竖起 (豎起)
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.