1. 臼 is the 4056th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 2 words.
  4. appears as a component in 95 characters.


Once :
Radical :
=> (mortar)
Graphical :

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jiu4 - mortar

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 臼 (jiu4): The component 彐 is pronounced as 'ji4'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 臼 (jiu4): The component 臼 is pronounced as 'jiu4'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

脱臼 (脫臼)

Medium Frequency

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.