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  1. 刚 is the 621st most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 32 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (upside down box), (N/A), (knife)
Graphical :
=> , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gang1 - hard/firm/strong/just/barely/exactly

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 刚 (gang1): The component 冈 is pronounced as 'gang1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

 ()
刚刚 (剛剛)

Medium Frequency

刚好 (剛好)
刚才 (剛纔)
金刚 (金剛)

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  1. 钢 is the 1607th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 38 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (metal/gold), (upside down box), (N/A)
Graphical :
=> 丿, , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gang1 - steel

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 钢 (gang1): The component 冈 is pronounced as 'gang1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

 ()
钢琴 (鋼琴)
钢铁 (鋼鐵)

Medium Frequency

宝钢 (寶鋼)
恨铁不成钢 (恨鐡不成鋼)
炼钢 (煉鋼)
钢厂 (鋼廠)
钢材 (鋼材)
钢板 (鋼板)
钢琴家 (鋼琴家)
钢琴师 (鋼琴師)
钢笔 (鋼筆)
钢筋 (鋼筋)
钢管 (鋼管)
钢丝 (鋼絲)

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  1. 纲 is the 1931st most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 12 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (silk), (upside down box), (N/A)
Graphical :
=> , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gang1 - head rope of a fishing net/guiding principle/key link/class (taxonomy)/outline/program

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 纲 (gang1): The component 冈 is pronounced as 'gang1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

大纲 (大綱)

Medium Frequency

提纲 (提綱)
 ()
纲要 (綱要)
纲领 (綱領)
党纲 (黨綱)
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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