1. 钓 is the 2300th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 10 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


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

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. diao4 - to fish with a hook and bait

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 钓 (diao4): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'dian3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

垂钓 (垂釣)
钓鱼 (釣魚)
钓鱼岛 (釣魚島)
钓鱼台 (釣魚臺)
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.