1. 绞 is the 2666th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 10 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (silk), (lid), (eight/divide), (N/A)
Graphical :
=> , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jiao3 - to twist (strands into a thread)/to entangle/to wring/to hang (by the neck)/to turn/to wind/classifier for skeins of yarn

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 绞 (jiao3): The component 交 is pronounced as 'jiao1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

绞痛 (絞痛)
绞尽脑汁 (絞盡腦汁)

Medium Frequency

心绞痛 (心絞痛)
绞刑 (絞刑)
绞死 (絞死)
绞肉机 (絞肉機)
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.
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