1. 阶 is the 744th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 13 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (town), (human), No glyph available
Graphical :
=> , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jie1 - rank or step/stairs

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 阶 (jie1): The component 介 is pronounced as 'jie4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

阶段 (階段)

Medium Frequency

台阶 (臺階)
阶层 (階層)
阶梯 (階梯)
阶段性 (階段性)
阶级 (階級)
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.