陈

Meta:

  1. 陈 is the 525th most frequent character.
  2. 陈 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 陈 appears as a character in 48 words.
  4. 陈 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
陈 => 阝, 东
Radical :
陈 => 阝 (town), 乚 (second), 一 (one), 小 (small)
Graphical :
陈 => 丨, ㇌, 乚, 一, 亅, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Chen2 - surname Chen/vassal state during the Spring and Autumn Period 770-475 BC/Chen of the Southern dynasties (557-589)
  2. chen2 - to lay out/to exhibit/to display/to narrate/to state/to explain/to tell/old/stale

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

新陈代谢 (新陳代謝)
陈 (陳)
陈奕迅 (陳奕迅)

Medium Frequency

推陈出新 (推陳出新)
陈冠希 (陳冠希)
陈凯歌 (陳凱歌)
陈列 (陳列)
陈年 (陳年)
陈水扁 (陳水扁)
陈皮 (陳皮)
陈旧 (陳舊)
陈述 (陳述)
陈醋 (陳醋)
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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