1 Most Used Character

This Is The Top 1 Most Frequently Used Chinese Character Making Up 4% of All the Spoken and Written Chinese Language!

In all languages a relatively few words are spoken (and written) much more frequently than others.

What about Chinese language? The following character is the #1 most frequently used one, making up 4% of all spoken and written Chinese language:

In other words, whatever you read or say in Chinese, every 100 characters you find this one 4 times!

A Very Simple Example

Translation: The teacher of Mary (Mary's teacher).


Tip: In Chinese there are no white spaces between characters. The sentence above should be written this way:


Character's use score #1
Frequency 4.0943253%





Used after an attributive adjunct (i.e. an adjective, or a word, phrase, or clause, performing the function of an adjective):

1. when the attributive adjunct is used to qualify or modify the headword;

2. when between the attributive adjunct and the headword there is a relationship of belonging;

3. when the attributive adjunct is a person and the headword is a noun for a job or a function, to indicate that the person holds that role;

4. when the attributive adjunct is a person and the headword is preceded by a verb, to indicate that the person is the receiver of the action


Used without headword:

1. takes the place of who or what has been mentioned in the preceding part of the text;

2. stands for a generic person or thing;

3. indicates a certain situation;

4. when there's a series of de5 preceded and followed each by the same verb, adjective, etc., it has the meaning of 'this and that', 'either... and...'


After the verbal predicate, gives emphasis to the action's doer, place, time, etc.
ATTENTION: this construction is only used for past actions


At the end of a statement, indicates certainty


After two or more words of the same kind, its meaning is similar to 'so on' or 'etc.'


Between two numeral-classifier compounds, it means multiply or add



True, exact, real



Target, bull's-eye

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