1. 選 is the 499th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 70 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (walk), No glyph available, (grass), (one), (eight/divide)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xuan3 - to choose/to pick/to select/to elect

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 選 (xuan3): The component 巽 is pronounced as 'xun4'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

选择 (選擇)
选项 (選項)

Medium Frequency

人选 (人選)
入选 (入選)
大选 (大選)
挑选 (挑選)
海选 (海選)
当选 (當選)
票选 (票選)
竞选 (競選)
筛选 (篩選)
精选 (精選)
评选 (評選)
选出 (選出)
选手 (選手)
选用 (選用)
选票 (選票)
选秀 (選秀)
选举 (選舉)
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.