三

Meta:

  1. 三 is the 125th most frequent character.
  2. 三 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 三 appears as a character in 156 words.
  4. 三 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
三 => 一, 二
Radical :
三 => 一 (one), 二 (two)
Graphical :
三 => 一, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. San1 - surname San
  2. san1 - three/3

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

三 

Medium Frequency

三亚 (三亞)
三分之一 
三十 
三岔口 
三峡 (三峽)
三文鱼 (三文魚)
三星 
三更半夜 
三月 
三生有幸 
三角 
三里屯 
初三 
十三 
年三十 
星期三 
周三 (週三)

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三 also appears in:

里

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Meta:

  1. 里 is the 50th most frequent character.
  2. 里 has 4 dictionary entries.
  3. 里 appears as a character in 163 words.
  4. 里 appears as a component in 52 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
里 => 田, 土
Radical :
里 => 里 (village/mile)
Graphical :
里 => 冂, 一, 丨, 一, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. li3 - lining/interior/inside/internal/also written 裡|里[li3]
  2. li3 - lining/interior/inside/internal/also written 裏|里[li3]
  3. Li3 - Li (surname)
  4. li3 - li (Chinese mile)/500 meters (modern)/home/hometown/village/neighborhood/administrative unit

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 里 (li3): The component 里 is pronounced as 'li3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 里 (li3): The component 里 is pronounced as 'li3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

哪里 (哪裏)
里 (裏)
里面 (裡面)
这里 (這裏)

Medium Frequency

三里屯 
公里 
卡路里 
可可西里 
嘴里 (嘴裡)
夜里 (夜裡)
家里 (家裡)
平方公里 
心里 (心裡)
心里话 (心裡話)
怀里 (懷裡)
歇斯底里 
水里 
百里挑一 (百裡挑一)
稀里哗啦 (稀裡嘩啦)
里边 (裡邊)
里头 (裡頭)
那里 (那裏)
乡里 (鄉里)
阿里巴巴 
香格里拉 
马德里 (馬德裡)

屯

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Meta:

  1. 屯 is the 2858th most frequent character.
  2. 屯 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 屯 appears as a character in 14 words.
  4. 屯 appears as a component in 20 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
屯 => 十, 𡳾
Radical :
屯 => 十 (ten), 屮 (sprout), 乚 (second)
Graphical :
屯 => 一, 丨, 丨, 凵, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. tun2 - to station (soldiers)/to store up/village
  2. zhun1 - difficult/stingy

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

三里屯 

Medium Frequency

屯 
屯溪 
屯门 (屯門)
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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