1. 紧 is the 560th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 42 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


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

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jin3 - tight/strict/close at hand/near/urgent/tense/hard up/short of money/to tighten

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

紧张 (緊張)
赶紧 (趕緊)

Medium Frequency

抓紧 (抓緊)
收紧 (收緊)
紧密 (緊密)
紧急 (緊急)
紧握 (緊握)
紧凑 (緊湊)
紧紧 (緊緊)
紧绷 (緊繃)
紧要 (緊要)
紧迫 (緊迫)
要紧 (要緊)
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.