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List of Chinese characters used in the writing systems of the Chinese and Japanese languages, occasionally for Korean, and historically in Vietnam. Many of these characters are ancient or rarely used, therefore you may be more interested in much smaller list of characters in modern Chinese or list of most popular Chinese characters. The table below presents Chinese characters together with additional useful data (definition, stroke count, radical and other).

81390 characters
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PinyinDefinitionRadicalStroke countHSK levelGeneral Standard#Frequency rank
qiū(same as ) hillock or mound 1.45
tiànto lick; to taste, a mat, bamboo bark 1.56
(J) non-standard form of , to like, love, enjoy; a joyful thing 1.56
 2.23
kuà 2.23
(an ancient form of ) five丿 4.12
yǐn(corrupted form) to follow, to trust to; to put confidence in; to depend on, to turn around; to turn the body, (interchangeable )丿 4.56
 5.23
 5.23
 5.23
 5.34
 5.34
a tribe of savages in South China 5.45
 5.45
 5.45
 5.45
 5.56
 5.56
 5.56
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 5.56
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xié, an old name for India 5.67
 5.67
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 5.78
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chóu(same as ) an enemy, enmity, hatred, to hate, a rival, a match 5.89
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nuò(same as ) weak; timid; imbecile 5.1011
 5.1011
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dānto implore; to beseech, to seek after, to beg; to pray 5.1112
 5.1516
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(J) non-standard form of U+7B2C, sequence, number; grade, degree 6.34
a kind of fish in legend (a record in old books) 6.78
xíngwine cups 7.68
 8.46
xiōng(same as ) cruel, unfortunate, sad 8.46
liú(same as , a corrupted form of ) a cup with pendants, a pennant, wild, barren, uncultivated 8.57
lǐn(same as ) a granary, to supply (foodstuff), to stockpile 8.68
xiāng(same as ) to help; to assist, to achieve, to rise; to raise 8.1113
yōng(ancient form of ) to employ; to use, to manifest 8.1517
xìn(ancient form of ) to believe in; to trust, truth, sincerity, confidence, a pledge or token 9.35
zhěn(same as ) bushy, black hair 9.35
dàiname of an island 9.35
high and level on the top 9.35
pān(non-classical of ) to drag down; to seize, to pull, to hold to 9.35
Confucianism; scholar 9.35
 9.35
a kind of punishment in Han Dynasty, name of chessmen in Chinese chess game (simplified form, a variant ) to curse; to revile; to abuse, to scold 9.35
qiàn(non-classical form of ) to owe money, deficient, to yawn, last name 9.46
(standard form of ) strong; valiant, a minority ethnic group in China 9.46
yín(standard form of ) all; the whole of; a multitude, a crowd (three or more) 9.46
nèiname of a person 9.46
chèng(corrupted form of ) to save; to lift up 9.46
fēng(simplified form of ) name of a place, last name 9.46
 9.46
 9.46
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zhuō(same as 𠭴) short; of short stature 9.57
fǎng(same as 仿) to imitate, like; resembling, according to 9.57
ǎo(same as ) to pull; to drag, to break off, to pluck, as a flower 9.57
(ancient form of ) to insult, to ridicule 9.57
zuò(same as ) to make; to do; to act, to write; to compose; to rise, work 9.57
 9.57
zhòu(a simplified form) clever; ingenious; cute; pretty 9.576602
dòng(simplified form) rude; barbarous, stupid; dull, last name 9.57
cannot straighten up 9.68
a kind of disease 9.686700
qióngsmall, poor, submit to the dominion of; slow; late 9.68
kuāng(same as ) weak; a rickety person; emaciated 9.68
lèiinferior; secondary, ugly 9.68
nǎolast name 9.68
zhù(corrupted form of ) to stand and wait; to hope for 9.68
shūto move; to start; to shake, name of a person 9.68
 9.68
 9.68
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(a simplified form) (corrupted form of ) all together, mutually, last name 9.68
 9.68
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shēna god, pregnant 9.79
jiè(same as ) a servant, a middle-man, good, great; (a simplified form) price; value 9.79
diéfrivolous; flippant; capricious; playful 9.79
nuó(non-classical form of ) that, there 9.79
 9.79
(a dialect) to engrave 9.79
lòngto make a fool of; idiotic, simple, stupid 9.79
yìng(same as ) (in old time) a maid who accompanies a bride to her new home; to escort, a concubine 9.79
běnginsincere and cunning person; a pretentious person 9.79
 9.79
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lánstupid; loutish, without ability; unable; lacking power 9.810

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HSK level - whether character appears on the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (Chinese Proficiency Test) word list and on what level.
General Standard# - index number in the Table of General Standard Chinese Characters.
Frequency rank - based on Jun Da's Modern Chinese Character Frequency List.

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