1. 钱 is the 603rd most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 62 words.
  4. appears as a component in 1 character.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (metal/gold), (N/A)
Graphical :
=> 丿, , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Qian2 - surname Qian
  2. qian2 - coin/money/CL:筆|笔[bi3]/unit of weight, one tenth of a tael 兩|两[liang3]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 钱 (qian2): The component 戋 is pronounced as 'jian1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

值钱 (值錢)
价钱 (價錢)
存钱 (存錢)
挣钱 (掙錢)
有钱 (有錢)
有钱人 (有錢人)
本钱 (本錢)
金钱 (金錢)
钱包 (錢包)
钱财 (錢財)

Appears In:

also appears in:
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.