1. 纲 is the 1931st most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 12 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (silk), (upside down box), (N/A)
Graphical :
=> , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gang1 - head rope of a fishing net/guiding principle/key link/class (taxonomy)/outline/program

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 纲 (gang1): The component 冈 is pronounced as 'gang1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

大纲 (大綱)

Medium Frequency

提纲 (提綱)
纲要 (綱要)
纲领 (綱領)
党纲 (黨綱)
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.