1. 贤 is the 1940th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 26 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> No glyph available,
Radical :
=> (line), (line), (right hand), (shell)
Graphical :
=> , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xian2 - worthy or virtuous person/honorific used for a person of the same or a younger generation

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

贤内助 (賢內助)
贤惠 (賢惠)

Medium Frequency

奉贤 (奉賢)
奉贤区 (奉賢區)
招贤纳士 (招賢納士)
普贤菩萨 (普賢菩薩)
王祖贤 (王祖賢)
圣贤 (聖賢)
见贤思齐 (見賢思齊)
贤人 (賢人)
贤妻良母 (賢妻良母)
贤淑 (賢淑)
贤良 (賢良)
进贤 (進賢)
集贤 (集賢)
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.