1. 笋 is the 3449th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 6 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (bamboo), (pig snout), (line)
Graphical :
=> , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. sun3 - bamboo shoot

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 笋 (sun3): The component 丨 is pronounced as 'gun3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

莴笋 (萵筍)
芦笋 (蘆筍)

Medium Frequency

竹笋 (竹筍)
雨后春笋 (雨後春筍)
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.