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  1. 子 is the 37th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 696 words.
  4. appears as a component in 109 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (child)
Graphical :
=> , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zi3 - son/child/seed/egg/small thing/1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat/Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4]
  2. zi5 - (noun suffix)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 子 (zi3): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 子 (zi3): The component 子 is pronounced as 'zi3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 子 (zi3): The component 子 is pronounced as 'zi5'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 子 (zi5): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  5. Pronunciation clue for 子 (zi5): The component 子 is pronounced as 'zi3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  6. Pronunciation clue for 子 (zi5): The component 子 is pronounced as 'zi5'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

儿子 (兒子)
女子 
妻子 
 
孩子 
房子 
日子 
样子 (樣子)
狮子 (獅子)
狮子座 (獅子座)
王子 
男子 
老子 
肚子 
脑子 (腦子)
辈子 (輩子)
双子 (雙子)
鞋子 
饺子 (餃子)
鼻子 

Medium Frequency

一下子 
一辈子 (一輩子)
一阵子 (一陣子)
上辈子 (上輩子)
下辈子 (下輩子)
丸子 
仙子 
份子 
位子 
例子 
个子 (個子)
傻子 
兔子 
公子 
凳子 
刀子 
分子 
刷子 
勺子 
包子 
包饺子 (包餃子)
半辈子 (半輩子)
卷子 
口子 
句子 
君子 
呆子 
呢子 
单子 (單子)
嗓子 
因子 
圈子 
圆子 (圓子)
夜猫子 (夜貓子)
大肚子 
天子 
太子 
夹子 (夾子)
妮子 
妹子 
侄子 (姪子)
娃子 
婊子 
嫂子 
娘子 (孃子)
子女 
子孙 (子孫)
子宫 (子宮)
子弹 (子彈)
孔子 
孩子们 (孩子們)
孩子气 (孩子氣)
孙子 (孫子)
学子 (學子)
家子 
小伙子 
小子 
屋子 
帖子 
帽子 
弟子 
影子 
性子 
扇子 
才子 
才子佳人 
拉肚子 
曲子 
月子 
本子 
村子 
杯子 
林子 
果子 
架子 
柚子 
柱子 
柿子 
栗子 
格子 
桃子 
桌子 
桔子 
梅子 
梨子 
梯子 
棋子 
棍子 
棒子 
椅子 
椰子 
榛子 
乐子 (樂子)
橘子 
橙子 
柜子 (櫃子)
段子 
母子 
毯子 
沙子 
浪子 
汉子 (漢子)
燕子 
爪子 
父子 
片子 
牌子 
猴子 
瓜子 
瓶子 
生子 
男子汉 (男子漢)
痞子 
疯子 (瘋子)
瘦子 
皇子 
盒子 
盘子 (盤子)
看样子 (看樣子)
瞎子 
种子 (種子)
稿子 
窗子 
童子 
竹子 
笛子 
筷子 
箱子 
笼子 (籠子)
粽子 
精子 
团子 (糰子)
绳子 (繩子)
罐子 
老妈子 (老媽子)
老样子 (老樣子)
老头子 (老頭子)
耗子 
肚子痛 
胖子 
脖子 
肠子 (腸子)
胆子 (膽子)
茄子 
叶子 (葉子)
盖子 (蓋子)
莲子 (蓮子)
蚊子 
虫子 (蟲子)
蝎子 (蠍子)
袋子 
袖子 
被子 
裙子 
裤子 (褲子)
袜子 (襪子)
亲子 (親子)
豆子 
豹子 
贩子 (販子)
赤子 
身子 
车子 (車子)
轮子 (輪子)
辣子 
辫子 (辮子)
游子 (遊子)
金子 
钉子 (釘子)
扣子 (釦子)
银子 (銀子)
锤子 (錘子)
链子 (鏈子)
镜子 (鏡子)
院子 
阵子 (陣子)
双子座 (雙子座)
电子 (電子)
电子书 (電子書)
面子 
靴子 
鞭子 
领子 (領子)
风信子 (風信子)
饿肚子 (餓肚子)
馆子 (館子)
骗子 (騙子)
骡子 (騾子)
骨子 
骰子 
胡子 (鬍子)
鬼子 
鸭子 (鴨子)
鸽子 (鴿子)
点子 (點子)
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.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.