1. 蛸 is the 6355th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 0 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (insect), (small), (moon)
Graphical :
=> , , 𠂉, , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shao1 - long-legged spider
  2. xiao1 - Octopus octopodia/mantis egg nest

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 蛸 (xiao1): The component 肖 is pronounced as 'xiao4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

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.