1. 贝 is the 1131st most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 45 words.
  4. appears as a component in 269 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (shell)
Graphical :
=> ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Bei4 - surname Bei
  2. bei4 - cowrie/shellfish/currency (archaic)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 贝 (bei4): The component 贝 is pronounced as 'bei4'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

宝贝 (寶貝)

Medium Frequency

干贝 (乾貝)
分贝 (分貝)
宝贝儿 (寶貝兒)
扇贝 (扇貝)
拷贝 (拷貝)
诺贝尔 (諾貝爾)
贝克 (貝克)
贝多芬 (貝多芬)
贝宁 (貝寧)
贝拉 (貝拉)
贝壳 (貝殼)
贝尔 (貝爾)
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.