1. 铭 is the 2057th 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), (evening/unset), (mouth)
Graphical :
=> 丿, , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ming2 - to engrave/inscribed motto

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 铭 (ming2): The component 名 is pronounced as 'ming2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

铭刻 (銘刻)

Medium Frequency

刻骨铭心 (刻骨銘心)
铭文 (銘文)
铭记 (銘記)
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.
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