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  1. 么 is the 63rd most frequent character.
  2. has 4 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 22 words.
  4. appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> 丿,
Radical :
=> 丿 (bend), (private)
Graphical :
=> 丿, ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ma2 - exclamatory final particle
  2. ma5 - interrogative final particle
  3. me5 - suffix, used to form interrogative 甚麼|什么, what?, indefinite 這麼|这么 thus etc
  4. mo2 - tiny/insignificant

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

什么 (什麼)
怎么 (怎麽)
这么 (這麼)
那么 (那麼)

Medium Frequency

多么 (多麼)
怎么样 (怎麼樣)
为什么 (為什麼)

Appears In:

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.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.