1. 鸠 is the 3436th 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 :
=> 丿 (bend), (N/A), (bird)
Graphical :
=> 丿, , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jiu1 - turtle-dove/Turtur orientalis/penis (slang, esp. Cantonese)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 鸠 (jiu1): The component 九 is pronounced as 'jiu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

孟德斯鸠 (孟德斯鳩)

Medium Frequency

鸠山 (鳩山)
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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