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  1. 严 is the 545th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 40 words.
  4. appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (one), No glyph available, (eight/divide), (one), (cliff)
Graphical :
=> , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Yan2 - surname Yan
  2. yan2 - tight (closely sealed)/stern/strict/rigorous/severe/father

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 严 (yan2): The component 亚 is pronounced as 'ya4'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 严 (yan2): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

严寒 (嚴寒)
严肃 (嚴肅)
严重 (嚴重)
尊严 (尊嚴)

Medium Frequency

 ()
严冬 (嚴冬)
严厉 (嚴厲)
严严实实 (嚴嚴實實)
严实 (嚴實)
严峻 (嚴峻)
严惩 (嚴懲)
严查 (嚴查)
严格 (嚴格)
严禁 (嚴禁)
严谨 (嚴謹)
威严 (威嚴)
庄严 (莊嚴)

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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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