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Most common Chinese characters - ordered by frequency - page 2

List of Chinese characters ordered by frequency rank (from most common to least common). Based on Jun Da's Modern Chinese Character Frequency List. Using simplified characters.

9933 characters
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PinyinDefinitionRadicalStroke countHSK levelGeneral Standard#Frequency rank
sun; day; daytime 72.0420112101
jūnarmy, military; soldiers, troops 159.2650552102
zhěthat which; he who; those who 125.4830969103
thought, idea, opinion; think 61.91322996104
negative, no, not; KangXi radical 71 71.0440081105
power, capability, influence 19.0230019106
it; other 40.2520314107
and; with; to; for; give, grant 1.3340034108
zhǎnglong; length; excel in; leader 168.0420127109
hold, take; guard; regard as 64.4730655110
desk; machine; moment 75.2610377111
shíten, tenth; complete; perfect 24.0210004112
mínpeople, subjects, citizens 83.1540327113
sequence, number; grade, degree 118.51122322114
gōngfair, equitable; public; duke 12.2420148115
this, these; in this case, then 77.2640411116
already; finished; stop 49.0320061117
gōnglabor, work; worker, laborer 48.0310026118
使shǐcause, send on a mission, order; envoy, messenger, ambassador 9.6841139119
qíngfeeling, sentiment, emotion 61.81122438120
míngbright, light, brilliant; clear 72.4811087121
xìngnature, character, sex 61.5841268122
zhīknow, perceive, comprehend 111.3821122123
quánmaintain, keep whole or intact 11.4640485124
sānthree 1.2310022125
yòuand, also, again, in addition 29.0230021126
guānfrontier pass; close; relation 12.4610532127
diǎndot, speck, spot; point, degree 86.5911469128
zhèngright, proper, correct 77.1520198129
profession, business; GB radical 111 1.4530231130
wàiout, outside, external; foreign 36.2520293131
jiāngwill, going to, future; general 90.6941617132
liǎngtwo, both, pair, couple; ounce 1.6720697133
gāohigh, tall; lofty, elevated 189.01012021134
jiānmidpoint, space; place, locality 169.4720847135
yóucause, reason; from 102.0540245136
wènask about, inquire after 169.3620528137
hěnvery, quite, much 60.6911584138
zuìmost, extremely, exceedingly 73.81222614139
zhòngheavy, weighty; double 166.2931552140
bìng 51.5640531141
thing, substance, creature 93.4831127142
shǒuhand 64.0420121143
yīngshould, ought to, must广 53.4730836144
zhànwar, fighting, battle 62.5951468145
xiàngtoward, direction, trend 30.3630480146
tóuhead; top; chief, first; boss 37.2530310147
wénliterature, culture, writing 67.0430161148
body; group, class, body, unit; inferior 9.5720770149
zhènggovernment, political affairs 66.4951376150
měibeautiful, pretty; pleasing 123.3941642151
xiāngmutual, reciprocal, each other 109.4931430152
jiànsee, observe, behold; perceive 147.0410118153
bèi 145.51032118154
gains, advantage, profit, merit 18.5740763155
shénfile of ten soldiers; mixed, miscellaneous 9.2410129156
èrtwo; twice 7.0210003157
děng 118.61222681158
chǎngive birth, bring forth, produce 117.1650522159
huòor, either, else; perhaps, maybe 62.4831035160
xīnnew, recent, fresh, modern 69.91322994161
self, oneself; personal, private; 6th heavenly stem 49.0330060162
zhìsystem; establish; overpower 18.6851121163
shēnbody; trunk, hull; rad. no. 158 158.0720786164
guǒfruit; result 75.4811079165
jiāadd to, increase, augment 19.3530335166
西west(ern); westward, occident 146.0610384167
this, thus, such; to lop off; emphatic particle 69.81262541168
yuèmoon; month; KangXi radical 74 74.0410150169
huàspeech, talk, language; dialect 149.6811296170
combine, unite, join; gather 30.3640488171
huíreturn, turn around; a time 31.3610438172
special, unique, distinguished 93.61031938173
dàireplace, replacement (of person or generation); era, generation 9.3550271174
nèiinside 11.2440116175
xìntrust, believe; letter 9.7931570176
biǎoshow, express, manifest, display 145.3820951177
huàchange, convert, reform; -ize 21.2430132178
lǎoold, aged; experienced 125.0610360179
gěigive; by, for 120.6921758180
shìgeneration; world; era 1.4530206181
wèithrone; position, post; rank, status; seat 9.5730784182
order, sequence; next 76.2620521183
degree, system; manner; to consider广 53.6941622184
méngate, door, entrance, opening 169.0320055185
rèntrust to, rely on, appoint; to bear, duty, office; allow 9.4640467186
chángcommon, normal, frequent, regular 50.81122257187
xiānfirst, former, previous 10.4610446188
hǎisea, ocean; maritime 85.71042074189
tōngpass through, common, communicate 162.71042145190
jiàoteach, class 66.71122179191
érson, child; KangXi radical 10 10.0210012192
yuánsource, origin, beginning 27.81041868193
dōngeast, eastern, eastward 1.4510225194
shēngsound, voice, noise; tone; music 33.4730654195
hold in hand; lift in hand 64.91232520196
stand; let stand; establish, set 117.0550302197
extend; reach; come up to; and 29.2340052198
to compare, liken; comparison; than 81.0420105199
yuánmember; personnel, staff member 30.4720737200

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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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