苛

Meta:

  1. 苛 is the 3089th most frequent character.
  2. 苛 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 苛 appears as a character in 5 words.
  4. 苛 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
苛 => 艹, 可
Radical :
苛 => 艹 (grass), 一 (one), 亅 (hook), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
苛 => 艹, 一, 亅, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ke1 - severe/exacting

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 苛 (ke1): The component 可 is pronounced as 'ke3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 苛 (ke1): The component 可 is pronounced as 'ke4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 苛 (ke1): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

Medium Frequency

严苛 (嚴苛)
苛刻 
苛求 

求

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Meta:

  1. 求 is the 312th most frequent character.
  2. 求 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 求 appears as a character in 73 words.
  4. 求 appears as a component in 10 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
求 => No glyph available, 氺
Radical :
求 => 𠂇 (left hand), 丶 (dot), 氺 (water)
Graphical :
求 => 𠂇, 丶, 亅, 丶, ㇀, 冫

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qiu2 - to seek/to look for/to request/to demand/to beseech

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

求 

Medium Frequency

奢求 
寻求 (尋求)
强求 (強求)
求助 
求婚 
求职 (求職)
求解 
祈求 
要求 
请求 (請求)
追求 
需求 
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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