1. 陶 is the 1599th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 23 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (town), (wrap), (jar)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Tao2 - surname Tao
  2. tao2 - pottery/pleased

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 陶 (tao2): The component 匋 is pronounced as 'tao2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 陶 (tao2): The component 勹 is pronounced as 'bao1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

熏陶 (薰陶)
陶渊明 (陶淵明)
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.