1. 边 is the 316th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 99 words.
  4. appears as a component in 1 character.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (walk), (power/force)
Graphical :
=> , , , , 丿

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bian1 - side/edge/margin/border/boundary/CL:個|个[ge4]/simultaneously
  2. bian5 - suffix of a noun of locality

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

一边 (一邊)
周边 (周邊)
旁边 (旁邊)
身边 (身邊)

Medium Frequency

右边 (右邊)
外边 (外邊)
天边 (天邊)
左边 (左邊)
床边 (床邊)
后边 (後邊)
东边 (東邊)
江边 (江邊)
河边 (河邊)
海边 (海邊)
无边 (無邊)
花边 (花邊)
里边 (裡邊)
西边 (西邊)
路边 (路邊)
这边 (這邊)
边儿 (邊兒)
边度 (邊度)
边缘 (邊緣)
边际 (邊際)
那边 (那邊)

Appears In:

also appears in:
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.