1. 茹 is the 3525th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 6 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (grass), (woman), (mouth)
Graphical :
=> , , , 丿,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Ru2 - surname Ru
  2. ru2 - to eat/(extended meaning) to endure/putrid smell/vegetables/roots (inextricably attached to the plant)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 茹 (ru2): The component 如 is pronounced as 'ru2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 茹 (ru2): The component 女 is pronounced as 'ru3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

梁静茹 (梁靜茹)

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.