不

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  1. 不 is the 4th most frequent character.
  2. 不 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 不 appears as a character in 752 words.
  4. 不 appears as a component in 13 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
不 => 丆, 卜
Radical :
不 => 一 (one), 丿 (bend), 卜 (divination)
Graphical :
不 => 一, 丿, 丨, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bu4 - (negative prefix)/not/no

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 不 (bu4): The component 卜 is pronounced as 'bo5'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 不 (bu4): The component 卜 is pronounced as 'bu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

不 

Medium Frequency

不久 
不但 
不仅 (不僅)
不到 
不同 
不堪 
不如 
不妨 
不安 
不少 
不已 
不幸 
不得不 
不得了 
不愧 
不舍 (不捨)
不断 (不斷)
不时 (不時)
不止 
不渝 
不满 (不滿)
不为人知 (不為人知)
不然 
不爽 
不理 
不用 
不知不觉 (不知不覺)
不知所措 
不禁 
不管 
不至于 (不至於)
不良 
不见 (不見)
不许 (不許)
不论 (不論)
不足 
不过 (不過)
不错 (不錯)
并不 (並不)
了不起 
只不过 (只不過)
合不拢嘴 (合不攏嘴)
吕不韦 (呂不韋)
好不容易 
对不起 (對不起)
差不多 
怪不得 
意想不到 
与众不同 (與眾不同)
说不定 (說不定)

切

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Meta:

  1. 切 is the 337th most frequent character.
  2. 切 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 切 appears as a character in 64 words.
  4. 切 appears as a component in 5 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
切 => 七, 刀
Radical :
切 => 乚 (second), 一 (one), 刀 (knife)
Graphical :
切 => 乚, 一, ㇆, 丿

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qie1 - to cut/to slice/tangent (math)
  2. qie4 - definitely/absolutely (not)/(scoffing or dismissive interjection) Yeah, right./Tut!/to grind/close to/eager/to correspond to/see also 反切[fan3 qie4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 切 (qie1): The component 七 is pronounced as 'qi1'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 切 (qie4): The component 七 is pronounced as 'qi1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

一切 
切换 (切換)

Medium Frequency

切 
切切 
切勿 
切块 (切塊)
切忌 
切成 
切片 
切碎 
切磋 
切记 (切記)
密切 
急切 
真切 
亲切 (親切)
迫切 

Appears In:

切 also appears in:

实

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Meta:

  1. 实 is the 100th most frequent character.
  2. 实 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 实 appears as a character in 130 words.
  4. 实 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
实 => 宀, 头
Radical :
实 => 宀 (roof), 大 (big), ⺀ (dot)
Graphical :
实 => 冖, 丶, 人, 一, ⺀

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shi2 - real/true/honest/really/solid/fruit/seed/definitely

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

事实 (事實)
其实 (其實)
实力 (實力)
实在 (實在)
实现 (實現)
现实 (現實)
真实 (真實)
确实 (確實)

Medium Frequency

不切实际 (不切實際)
充实 (充實)
务实 (務實)
厚实 (厚實)
名副其实 (名副其實)
实 (實)
实名制 (實名制)
实惠 (實惠)
实拍 (實拍)
实施 (實施)
实时 (實時)
实况 (實況)
实物 (實物)
实用 (實用)
实习 (實習)
实行 (實行)
实话 (實話)
实质 (實質)
实践 (實踐)
实际 (實際)
实际上 (實際上)
实验 (實驗)
实验室 (實驗室)
实体 (實體)
忠实 (忠實)
果实 (果實)
朴实 (樸實)
结实 (結實)
老实 (老實)
脚踏实地 (腳踏實地)
落实 (落實)
着实 (著實)
诚实 (誠實)
证实 (證實)
踏实 (踏實)
踏踏实实 (踏踏實實)

际

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Meta:

  1. 际 is the 423rd most frequent character.
  2. 际 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 际 appears as a character in 31 words.
  4. 际 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
际 => 阝, 示
Radical :
际 => 阝 (town), 示 (sign)
Graphical :
际 => 丨, ㇌, 二, 亅, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ji4 - border/edge/boundary/interval/between/inter-/to meet/time/occasion/to meet with (circumstances)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 际 (ji4): The component 示 is pronounced as 'shi4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

之际 (之際)
人际 (人際)
国际 (國際)
实际 (實際)
实际上 (實際上)

Medium Frequency

一望无际 (一望無際)
不切实际 (不切實際)
交际 (交際)
国际化 (國際化)
天际 (天際)
星际 (星際)
洲际 (洲際)
无边无际 (無邊無際)
边际 (邊際)
际 (際)
际会 (際會)
际遇 (際遇)
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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