1. 缘 is the 1272nd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 30 words.
  4. appears as a component in 1 character.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (silk), (pig snout), (wrap), No glyph available, No glyph available
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yuan2 - cause/reason/karma/fate/predestined affinity/margin/hem/edge/along

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 缘 (yuan2): The component 彖 is pronounced as 'tuan4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

情缘 (情緣)
缘分 (緣分)

Medium Frequency

人缘 (人緣)
因缘 (因緣)
姻缘 (姻緣)
孽缘 (孽緣)
投缘 (投緣)
有缘 (有緣)
机缘 (機緣)
无缘 (無緣)
无缘无故 (無緣無故)
缘份 (緣份)
缘故 (緣故)
缘由 (緣由)
缘起 (緣起)
血缘 (血緣)
边缘 (邊緣)

Appears In:

also appears in:
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.