1. 较 is the 491st most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 19 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (car), (lid), (eight/divide), (N/A)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jiao4 - comparatively/(preposition comparing difference in degree)/to contrast/to compare/rather/fairly/clearly (different)/markedly/to haggle over/to quibble

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 较 (jiao4): The component 车 is pronounced as 'ju1'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 较 (jiao4): The component 交 is pronounced as 'jiao1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

比较 (比較)

Medium Frequency

斤斤计较 (斤斤計較)
计较 (計較)
较为 (較為)
较量 (較量)
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.