1. 类 is the 311th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 55 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (rice), (big)
Graphical :
=> , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. lei4 - kind/type/class/category/similar/like/to resemble

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

之类 (之類)
人类 (人類)
类似 (類似)
类型 (類型)

Medium Frequency

不伦不类 (不倫不類)
出类拔萃 (出類拔萃)
分类 (分類)
另类 (另類)
品类 (品類)
败类 (敗類)
归类 (歸類)
物以类聚 (物以類聚)
禽类 (禽類)
种类 (種類)
谷类 (穀類)
肉类 (肉類)
菌类 (菌類)
诸如此类 (諸如此類)
豆类 (豆類)
贝类 (貝類)
类别 (類別)
类推 (類推)
类比 (類比)
鱼类 (魚類)
鸟类 (鳥類)
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.