和

Meta:

  1. 和 is the 19th most frequent character.
  2. 和 has 6 dictionary entries.
  3. 和 appears as a character in 125 words.
  4. 和 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
和 => 禾, 口
Radical :
和 => 禾 (grain), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
和 => ㇒, 一, 丨, 八, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. He2 - surname He/Japanese (food, clothes etc)
  2. he2 - and/together with/with/sum/union/peace/harmony/Taiwan pr. [han4] when it means "and"
  3. he4 - cap (a poem)/to respond in singing
  4. hu2 - to complete a set in mahjong or playing cards
  5. huo2 - soft/warm
  6. huo4 - to mix together/to blend

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 和 (he2): The component 禾 is pronounced as 'he2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 和 (he4): The component 禾 is pronounced as 'he2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 和 (hu2): The component 禾 is pronounced as 'he2'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 和 (huo2): The component 禾 is pronounced as 'he2'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  5. Pronunciation clue for 和 (huo4): The component 禾 is pronounced as 'he2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

和 

Medium Frequency

和尚 
和平 
和谐 (和諧)
平和 
暖和 
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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