1. 繭 is the 3601st most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 5 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> , No glyph available
Radical :
=> (grass), (upside down box), (line), (silk), (insect)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , , 𠂉

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jian3 - cocoon/callus

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 繭 (jian3): The component 冂 is pronounced as 'jiong1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

作茧自缚 (作繭自縛)
茧子 (繭子)
老茧 (老繭)
蚕茧 (蠶繭)
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.