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  1. 辣 is the 2415th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 21 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (bitter), (tree), (mouth)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. la4 - hot (spicy)/pungent

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

 
辣椒 

Medium Frequency

火辣 
辛辣 
辣子 
酸甜苦辣 
麻辣 
麻辣烫 (麻辣燙)

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  1. 椒 is the 3181st most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 17 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (tree), (divination), (one), (small), (right hand)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jiao1 - pepper

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 椒 (jiao1): The component 小 is pronounced as 'xiao3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

辣椒 

Medium Frequency

尖椒 
胡椒 
胡椒粉 
花椒 
辣椒酱 (辣椒醬)
青椒 

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Meta:

  1. 醬 is the 3094th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 20 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (split wood), (moon), (thumb), (wine/alcohol)
Graphical :
=> , , , 𠂇, , , , 丿, , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jiang4 - thick paste of fermented soya bean/marinated in soya paste/paste/jam

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 醬 (jiang4): The component 將 is pronounced as 'jiang1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 醬 (jiang4): The component 將 is pronounced as 'jiang4'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 醬 (jiang4): The component 將 is pronounced as 'qiang1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 醬 (jiang4): The component 爿 is pronounced as 'qiang2'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

番茄酱 (番茄醬)
 ()
酱油 (醬油)

Medium Frequency

果酱 (果醬)
炸酱面 (炸醬麵)
肉酱 (肉醬)
芝麻酱 (芝麻醬)
花生酱 (花生醬)
豆瓣酱 (豆瓣醬)
辣椒酱 (辣椒醬)
麻酱 (麻醬)
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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