1. 釋 is the 811th 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 :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (distinguish/choose), (net), (earth), (eight/divide), (dry)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shi4 - to explain/to release

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 釋 (shi4): The component 睪 is pronounced as 'yi4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

解释 (解釋)
释放 (釋放)

Medium Frequency

稀释 (稀釋)
诠释 (詮釋)
释怀 (釋懷)
释手 (釋手)
释然 (釋然)
释迦牟尼 (釋迦牟尼)
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.