1. 箫 is the 3626th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 4 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (bamboo), (brush), No glyph available, (small)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xiao1 - xiao, a free reed mouth organ with five or more pipes blown from the bottom/same as 排簫|排箫/also translated as pan pipes

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 箫 (xiao1): The component 小 is pronounced as 'xiao3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

吹箫 (吹簫)
笙箫 (笙簫)
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.