1. 筝 is the 3430th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 3 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


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

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zheng1 - guzheng or long zither/long zither with 13 to 16 strings, developed from guqin 古琴 during Tang and Song times/Japanese koto

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 筝 (zheng1): The component 争 is pronounced as 'zheng1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

风筝 (風箏)

Medium Frequency

古筝 (古箏)
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.