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)

生

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  1. 生 is the 34th most frequent character.
  2. 生 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 生 appears as a character in 346 words.
  4. 生 appears as a component in 25 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
生 => 龶, ㇒
Radical :
生 => 生 (life)
Graphical :
生 => 龶, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. sheng1 - to be born/to give birth/life/to grow/raw, uncooked

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 生 (sheng1): The component 生 is pronounced as 'sheng1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

人生 
先生 
女生 
学生 (學生)
生 
生命 
生日 
生活 
发生 (發生)

Medium Frequency

一生 
一生一世 
三生有幸 
今生 
来生 (來生)
再生 
出生 
大学生 (大學生)
天生 
学生会 (學生會)
学生证 (學生證)
小学生 (小學生)
新生 
民生 
活生生 
生动 (生動)
生化 
生子 
生存 
生怕 
生意 
生态 (生態)
生成 
生机 (生機)
生死 
生气 (生氣)
生涯 
生物 
生物钟 (生物鐘)
生理 
生产 (生產)
生病 
生肖 
生育 
生菜 
生姜 (生薑)
生长 (生長)
产生 (產生)
男生 
留学生 (留學生)
畜生 
毕业生 (畢業生)
众生 (眾生)
研究生 
终生 (終生)
维生素 (維生素)
考生 
花生 
卫生 (衛生)
卫生巾 (衛生巾)
卫生间 (衛生間)
亲生 (親生)
计生 (計生)
诞生 (誕生)
逃生 
医生 (醫生)
重生 
野生 
陌生 
陌生人 
养生 (養生)
高中生 

一

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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)

世

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Meta:

  1. 世 is the 181st most frequent character.
  2. 世 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 世 appears as a character in 129 words.
  4. 世 appears as a component in 7 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
世 => ㇗, 廿
Radical :
世 => ㇗ (N/A), 廿 (two hands/twenty)
Graphical :
世 => ㇗, 卄, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Shi4 - surname Shi
  2. shi4 - life/age/generation/era/world/lifetime/epoch/descendant/noble

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

世界 
乱世 (亂世)

Medium Frequency

一生一世 
世 
世上 
世事 
世人 
世俗 
世家 
世故 
世界观 (世界觀)
世纪 (世紀)
世间 (世間)
乱世佳人 (亂世佳人)
人世 
今世 
出世 
前世 
去世 
在世 
尘世 (塵世)
盛世 
绝世 (絕世)
处世 (處世)

Appears In:

世 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.
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