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)

闪

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Meta:

  1. 闪 is the 1111th most frequent character.
  2. 闪 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 闪 appears as a character in 34 words.
  4. 闪 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
闪 => 门, 人
Radical :
闪 => 门 (gate), 人 (human)
Graphical :
闪 => 丶, 丨, ㇆, 人

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Shan3 - surname Shan
  2. shan3 - to dodge/to duck out of the way/shaken (by a fall)/to sprain/to pull a muscle/lightning/spark/a flash/to flash (across one's mind)/to leave behind

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

闪 (閃)
闪耀 (閃耀)
闪闪 (閃閃)

Medium Frequency

一闪而过 (一閃而過)
躲闪 (躲閃)
闪亮 (閃亮)
闪光 (閃光)
闪光灯 (閃光燈)
闪动 (閃動)
闪婚 (閃婚)
闪烁 (閃爍)
闪现 (閃現)
闪躲 (閃躲)
闪过 (閃過)
闪电 (閃電)

而

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Meta:

  1. 而 is the 36th most frequent character.
  2. 而 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 而 appears as a character in 131 words.
  4. 而 appears as a component in 41 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
而 => 丆, 𦉫
Radical :
而 => 而 (beard)
Graphical :
而 => 一, 丿, 冂, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. er2 - and/as well as/and so/but (not)/yet (not)/(indicates causal relation)/(indicates change of state)/(indicates contrast)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 而 (er2): The component 而 is pronounced as 'er2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

而 

Medium Frequency

反而 
因而 
从而 (從而)
然而 
而且 
而已 

过

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Meta:

  1. 过 is the 46th most frequent character.
  2. 过 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 过 appears as a character in 140 words.
  4. 过 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
过 => 辶, 寸
Radical :
过 => 辶 (walk), 寸 (thumb)
Graphical :
过 => 丶, ㇆, ㇝, 𠂇, 亅, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Guo4 - surname Guo
  2. guo4 - (experienced action marker)/to cross/to go over/to pass (time)/to celebrate (a holiday)/to live/to get along/excessively/too-

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 过 (guo4): The component 辶 is pronounced as 'chuo4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

不过 (不過)
超过 (超過)
过 (過)
过去 (過去)
过年 (過年)

Medium Frequency

太过 (太過)
度过 (度過)
放过 (放過)
经过 (經過)
罪过 (罪過)
莫过于 (莫過於)
路过 (路過)
通过 (通過)
过来 (過來)
过分 (過分)
过客 (過客)
过度 (過度)
过往 (過往)
过敏 (過敏)
过于 (過於)
过瘾 (過癮)
过程 (過程)
过节 (過節)
过头 (過頭)
错过 (錯過)
难过 (難過)

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过 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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