1. 鼎 is the 2351st most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 20 words.
  4. appears as a component in 5 characters.


Once :
=> 𤕰,
Radical :
=> (sacrificial tripod)
Graphical :
=> 𤕰, ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ding3 - ancient cooking cauldron with two looped handles and three or four legs/pot (topolect)/to enter upon a period of (classical)/Kangxi radical 244/one of the 64 hexagrams of the Book of Changes

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 鼎 (ding3): The component 鼎 is pronounced as 'ding3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

问鼎 (問鼎)

Medium Frequency


Appears In:

also appears in:
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.