勒

Meta:

  1. 勒 is the 964th most frequent character.
  2. 勒 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 勒 appears as a character in 51 words.
  4. 勒 appears as a component in 3 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
勒 => 革, 力
Radical :
勒 => 革 (leather), 力 (power/force)
Graphical :
勒 => 卄, 一, 口, 丨, 一, 丨, ㇆, 丿

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. le4 - to rein in/to compel/to force/to carve/to engrave/(literary) to command/to lead/lux (unit of illumination)/(literary) bridle
  2. lei1 - to strap tightly/to bind

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 勒 (le4): The component 力 is pronounced as 'li4'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 勒 (le4): The component 革 is pronounced as 'ge2'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 勒 (lei1): The component 力 is pronounced as 'li4'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

加勒比海 
勒 
勾勒 
泰勒 
费德勒 (費德勒)
马勒 (馬勒)

Medium Frequency

克莱斯勒 (克萊斯勒)
列宁格勒 (列寧格勒)
加勒比 
勒令 
勒死 
勒索 
勒紧 (勒緊)
巴勒斯坦 
希特勒 
库尔勒 (庫爾勒)
弥勒 (彌勒)
弥勒佛 (彌勒佛)
悬崖勒马 (懸崖勒馬)
洛克菲勒 
罗勒 (羅勒)
那不勒斯 
阿勒泰 

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勒 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.
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