1. 陷 is the 1260th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 19 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (town), (knife), (mortar)
Graphical :
=> , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xian4 - pitfall/trap/to get stuck/to sink/to cave in/to frame (false charge)/to capture (a city in battle)/to fall (to the enemy)/defect

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 陷 (xian4): The component 臽 is pronounced as 'xian4'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

沦陷 (淪陷)
冲锋陷阵 (衝鋒陷陣)
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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