1. 鉤 is the 2249th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 16 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (metal/gold), (wrap), (mouth)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gou1 - to hook/to sew/to crochet/hook/check mark or tick/window catch

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 鉤 (gou1): The component 句 is pronounced as 'gou1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 鉤 (gou1): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

挂钩 (掛鉤)

Medium Frequency

上钩 (上鉤)
倒钩 (倒鉤)
拉钩 (拉鉤)
脱钩 (脫鉤)
衣钩 (衣鉤)
钩住 (鉤住)
钩儿 (鉤兒)
钩子 (鉤子)
钩心斗角 (鉤心鬥角)
鱼钩 (魚鉤)
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.