先

Meta:

  1. 先 is the 188th most frequent character.
  2. 先 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 先 appears as a character in 72 words.
  4. 先 appears as a component in 11 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
先 => ⺧, 儿
Radical :
先 => ⺧ (cow), 儿 (legs)
Graphical :
先 => ⺧, 丿, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xian1 - early/prior/former/in advance/first

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

先 
先生 

Medium Frequency

事先 
优先 (優先)
先后 (先後)
先进 (先進)
先锋 (先鋒)
抢先 (搶先)
祖先 
领先 (領先)
首先 

驱

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Meta:

  1. 驱 is the 1509th most frequent character.
  2. 驱 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 驱 appears as a character in 17 words.
  4. 驱 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
驱 => 马, 区
Radical :
驱 => 马 (horse), 匚 (box), 乂 (N/A)
Graphical :
驱 => ㇕, ㇉, 一, 一, ㇗, 乂

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qu1 - to expel/to urge on/to drive/to run quickly

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 驱 (qu1): The component 区 is pronounced as 'qu1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

驱 (驅)
驱动 (驅動)
驱逐 (驅逐)
驱魔 (驅魔)

Medium Frequency

先驱 (先驅)
光驱 (光驅)
驱使 (驅使)
驱散 (驅散)
驱走 (驅走)
驱赶 (驅趕)
驱逐舰 (驅逐艦)
驱邪 (驅邪)
驱除 (驅除)
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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