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  1. 破 is the 604th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 88 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (stone), (skin)
Graphical :
=> , 丿, , 丿, , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. po4 - broken/damaged/worn out/to break, split or cleave/to get rid of/to destroy/to break with/to defeat/to capture (a city etc)/to expose the truth of

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 破 (po4): The component 皮 is pronounced as 'pi2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

 
破坏 (破壞)
突破 

Medium Frequency

划破 (劃破)
打破 
拿破仑 (拿破侖)
撕破 
支离破碎 (支離破碎)
爆破 
看破 
破例 
破口大骂 (破口大罵)
破天荒 
破戒 
破晓 (破曉)
破案 
破洞 
破灭 (破滅)
破烂 (破爛)
破产 (破產)
破相 
破碎 
破绽 (破綻)
破旧 (破舊)
破裂 
破解 
破财 (破財)
破费 (破費)
破釜沉舟 
破门 (破門)
冲破 (衝破)
识破 (識破)
头破血流 (頭破血流)
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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