1. 練 is the 1003rd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 27 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (silk), (tree), (mouth), (line), (eight/divide)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. lian4 - to practice/to train/to drill/to perfect (one's skill)/exercise

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 練 (lian4): The component 柬 is pronounced as 'jian3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

教练 (教練)
练习 (練習)
训练 (訓練)

Medium Frequency

干练 (幹練)
排练 (排練)
晨练 (晨練)
演练 (演練)
熟练 (熟練)
磨练 (磨練)
练功 (練功)
训练营 (訓練營)
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.