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)

折

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Meta:

  1. 折 is the 1129th most frequent character.
  2. 折 has 4 dictionary entries.
  3. 折 appears as a character in 57 words.
  4. 折 appears as a component in 7 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
折 => 扌, 斤
Radical :
折 => 扌 (hand), 斤 (axe)
Graphical :
折 => 亅, 二, 丿, ㇒, 一, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. she2 - to break (e.g. stick or bone)/a loss
  2. zhe1 - to turn sth over/to turn upside-down/to tip sth out (of a container)
  3. zhe2 - to break/to fracture/to snap/to suffer loss/to bend/to twist/to turn/to change direction/convinced/to convert into (currency)/discount/rebate/tenth (in price)/classifier for theatrical scenes/to fold/accounts book
  4. zhe2 - variant of 折[zhe2]/to fold

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 折 (she2): The component 扌 is pronounced as 'shou3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

折 
折磨 
折腾 (折騰)
挫折 

Medium Frequency

夭折 
存折 
打折 
折射 
折扣 
折断 (折斷)
折服 
折叠 (折疊)
折纸 (摺紙)
曲折 
波折 
转折 (轉折)
转折点 (轉折點)
骨折 

Appears In:

折 also appears in:

不

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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)

扣

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Meta:

  1. 扣 is the 1623rd most frequent character.
  2. 扣 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 扣 appears as a character in 34 words.
  4. 扣 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
扣 => 扌, 口
Radical :
扣 => 扌 (hand), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
扣 => 亅, 二, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. kou4 - to fasten/to button/button/buckle/knot/to arrest/to confiscate/to deduct (money)/discount/to knock/to smash or spike (a ball)/to cover (with a bowl etc)/fig. to tag a label on sb
  2. kou4 - button

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 扣 (kou4): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 扣 (kou4): The component 扌 is pronounced as 'shou3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 扣 (kou4): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

扣 

Medium Frequency

不折不扣 
克扣 (剋扣)
回扣 
扣上 
扣人心弦 
扣分 
扣篮 (扣籃)
扣肉 
扣除 
折扣 
搭扣 
纽扣 (紐扣)
紧扣 (緊扣)
扣子 (釦子)

Appears In:

扣 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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