一

Meta:

  1. 一 is the 2nd most frequent character.
  2. 一 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 一 appears as a character in 433 words.
  4. 一 appears as a component in 68 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
一 => 一
Radical :
一 => 一 (one)
Graphical :
一 => 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yi1 - one/1/single/a (article)/as soon as/entire/whole/all/throughout/"one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 一 (yi1): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

一 
一下 
一起 

Medium Frequency

一一 
一下子 
一些 
一切 
一半 
一同 
一呼百应 (一呼百應)
一大早 
一如既往 
一定 
一手 
一旦 
一早 
一时 (一時)
一会 (一會)
一会儿 (一會兒)
一月 
一样 (一樣)
一生 
一直 
一举 (一舉)
一般 
一路 
一辈子 (一輩子)
一边 (一邊)
一点 (一點)
一点点 (一點點)
之一 
初一 
唯一 
在一起 
第一 
周一 (週一)

时

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Meta:

  1. 时 is the 25th most frequent character.
  2. 时 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 时 appears as a character in 173 words.
  4. 时 appears as a component in 3 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
时 => 日, 寸
Radical :
时 => 日 (sun/day), 寸 (thumb)
Graphical :
时 => 口, 一, 𠂇, 亅, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Shi2 - surname Shi
  2. shi2 - o'clock/time/when/hour/season/period

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 时 (shi2): The component 日 is pronounced as 'ri4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

同时 (同時)
小时 (小時)
时 (時)
时代 (時代)
时候 (時候)
时光 (時光)
时尚 (時尚)
时间 (時間)
随时 (隨時)

Medium Frequency

一时 (一時)
不时 (不時)
何时 (何時)
倒计时 (倒計時)
到时 (到時)
到时候 (到時候)
即时 (即時)
及时 (及時)
定时 (定時)
实时 (實時)
小时候 (小時候)
平时 (平時)
几时 (幾時)
按时 (按時)
时分 (時分)
时刻 (時刻)
时报 (時報)
时差 (時差)
时常 (時常)
时时 (時時)
时时刻刻 (時時刻刻)
时期 (時期)
时机 (時機)
时段 (時段)
时空 (時空)
时节 (時節)
时装 (時裝)
时隔 (時隔)
时髦 (時髦)
暂时 (暫時)
有时 (有時)
有时候 (有時候)
有的时候 (有的時候)
此时 (此時)
历时 (歷時)
准时 (準時)
当时 (當時)
临时 (臨時)
临时工 (臨時工)
计时 (計時)
这时 (這時)
过时 (過時)
适时 (適時)
那时 (那時)
那时候 (那時候)
顿时 (頓時)

Appears In:

时 also appears in:
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.