1. 返 is the 1428th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 25 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (walk), (cliff), (right hand)
Graphical :
=> , , , 丿, , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. fan3 - to return (to)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 返 (fan3): The component 反 is pronounced as 'fan3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

返还 (返還)
返乡 (返鄉)
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.