1. 阐 is the 2192nd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 4 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (gate), (eight/divide), (upside down box), (two), (line), (ten)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. chan3 - to express/to disclose/to enlighten/to open

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 阐 (chan3): The component 单 is pronounced as 'dan1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

阐述 (闡述)

Medium Frequency

阐明 (闡明)
阐释 (闡釋)
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.