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  1. 住 is the 309th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 78 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (human), (jade), (dot)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhu4 - to live/to dwell/to stay/to reside/to stop/(suffix indicating firmness, steadiness, or coming to a halt)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 住 (zhu4): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'zhu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

 

Medium Frequency

住宅 
住房 
住院 
入住 
居住 
抓住 
挂住 (掛住)
握住 
留住 
记住 (記住)

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  1. 注 is the 492nd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 46 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (water), (jade), (dot)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhu4 - to register/to annotate/note/comment

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 注 (zhu4): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'zhu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

注意 
注定 (註定)
关注 (關注)

Medium Frequency

孤注一掷 (孤注一擲)
专注 (專注)
 ()
注入 
注意力 
注视 (注視)
注重 
注册 (註冊)

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  1. 註 is the 492nd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 10 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (speech), (jade), (dot)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhu4 - to register/to annotate/note/comment

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 註 (zhu4): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'zhu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

注定 (註定)

Medium Frequency

 ()
注册 (註冊)

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  1. 驻 is the 1286th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 14 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (horse), (jade), (dot)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhu4 - to halt/to stay/to be stationed (of troops, diplomats etc)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 驻 (zhu4): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'zhu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

 ()
驻足 (駐足)

Medium Frequency

常驻 (常駐)
留驻 (留駐)
进驻 (進駐)
驻京 (駐京)
驻地 (駐地)
驻守 (駐守)
驻扎 (駐紮)
驻华 (駐華)

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  1. 駐 is the 1286th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 14 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (horse), (jade), (dot)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhu4 - to halt/to stay/to be stationed (of troops, diplomats etc)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 駐 (zhu4): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'zhu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

 ()
驻足 (駐足)

Medium Frequency

常驻 (常駐)
留驻 (留駐)
进驻 (進駐)
驻京 (駐京)
驻地 (駐地)
驻守 (駐守)
驻扎 (駐紮)
驻华 (駐華)

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  1. 柱 is the 1689th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 23 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (tree), (jade), (dot)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhu4 - pillar/CL:根[gen1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 柱 (zhu4): The component 木 is pronounced as 'mu4'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 柱 (zhu4): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'zhu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

支柱 
 

Medium Frequency

冰柱 
圆柱形 (圓柱形)
柱子 
水柱 
灯柱 (燈柱)
石柱 
脊柱 
门柱 (門柱)
顶梁柱 (頂梁柱)

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  1. 蛀 is the 3975th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 4 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (insect), (jade), (dot)
Graphical :
=> , , 𠂉, , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhu4 - termite/to bore (of insects)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 蛀 (zhu4): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'zhu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

Medium Frequency

蛀牙 
蛀虫 (蛀蟲)

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Meta:

  1. 炷 is the 5370th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 0 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (fire), (jade), (dot)
Graphical :
=> 丿, , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhu4 - wick of an oil lamp/to burn (incense etc)/measure word for lit incense sticks

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 炷 (zhu4): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'zhu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

Medium Frequency

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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