不

Meta:

  1. 不 is the 4th most frequent character.
  2. 不 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 不 appears as a character in 752 words.
  4. 不 appears as a component in 13 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
不 => 丆, 卜
Radical :
不 => 一 (one), 丿 (bend), 卜 (divination)
Graphical :
不 => 一, 丿, 丨, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bu4 - (negative prefix)/not/no

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 不 (bu4): The component 卜 is pronounced as 'bo5'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 不 (bu4): The component 卜 is pronounced as 'bu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

不 

Medium Frequency

不久 
不但 
不仅 (不僅)
不到 
不同 
不堪 
不如 
不妨 
不安 
不少 
不已 
不幸 
不得不 
不得了 
不愧 
不舍 (不捨)
不断 (不斷)
不时 (不時)
不止 
不渝 
不满 (不滿)
不为人知 (不為人知)
不然 
不爽 
不理 
不用 
不知不觉 (不知不覺)
不知所措 
不禁 
不管 
不至于 (不至於)
不良 
不见 (不見)
不许 (不許)
不论 (不論)
不足 
不过 (不過)
不错 (不錯)
并不 (並不)
了不起 
只不过 (只不過)
合不拢嘴 (合不攏嘴)
吕不韦 (呂不韋)
好不容易 
对不起 (對不起)
差不多 
怪不得 
意想不到 
与众不同 (與眾不同)
说不定 (說不定)

假

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Meta:

  1. 假 is the 635th most frequent character.
  2. 假 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 假 appears as a character in 84 words.
  4. 假 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
假 => 亻, 叚
Radical :
假 => 亻 (human), 尸 (corpse), 二 (two), No glyph available, 又 (right hand)
Graphical :
假 => ㇒, 丨, 丨, 匚, 二, 匚, ㇇, ㇏

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jia3 - fake/false/artificial/to borrow/if/suppose
  2. jia4 - vacation

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 假 (jia3): The component 叚 is pronounced as 'jia3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 假 (jia4): The component 叚 is pronounced as 'jia3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

假 
假期 
寒假 
放假 

Medium Frequency

休假 
假唱 
假如 
假意 
假日 
假装 (假裝)
假设 (假設)
假话 (假話)
假象 
度假 
暑假 
虚假 (虛假)
请假 (請假)
长假 (長假)

思

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Meta:

  1. 思 is the 298th most frequent character.
  2. 思 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 思 appears as a character in 92 words.
  4. 思 appears as a component in 11 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
思 => 田, 心
Radical :
思 => 田 (field), 心 (heart)
Graphical :
思 => 冂, 一, 丨, 一, 𠁼, ㇃

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. si1 - to think/to consider

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

好意思 
思念 
思想 
思考 
意思 

Medium Frequency

不可思议 (不可思議)
反思 
心思 
思 
思索 
思维 (思維)
思绪 (思緒)
思议 (思議)
思路 
思量 
有意思 
沉思 
没意思 (沒意思)
深思 
胡思乱想 (胡思亂想)
雅思 
马克思 (馬克思)

ç´¢

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Meta:

  1. ç´¢ is the 803rd most frequent character.
  2. ç´¢ has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. ç´¢ appears as a character in 55 words.
  4. ç´¢ appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
索 => No glyph available, 糸
Radical :
索 => 十 (ten), 冖 (cover), 糸 (silk)
Graphical :
索 => 一, 丨, 冖, ㇛, 丶, 亅, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Suo3 - surname Suo/abbr. for 索馬里|索马里[Suo3 ma3 li3], Somalia
  2. suo3 - to search/to demand/to ask/to exact/large rope/isolated

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

探索 
搜索 
检索 (檢索)

Medium Frequency

不假思索 
利索 
勒索 
导火索 (導火索)
思索 
摸索 
求索 
毕加索 (畢加索)
索 
索取 
索尼 
索性 
索尔 (索爾)
索赔 (索賠)
索道 
索马里 (索馬裡)
线索 (線索)
绳索 (繩索)
美索不达米亚 (美索不達米亞)
高加索 

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ç´¢ 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.
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