世

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)

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故

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Meta:

  1. 故 is the 572nd most frequent character.
  2. 故 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 故 appears as a character in 56 words.
  4. 故 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
故 => 古, ⺙
Radical :
故 => 十 (ten), 口 (mouth), ⺙ (knock)
Graphical :
故 => 一, 丨, 口, 丿, 一, 乂

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gu4 - happening/instance/reason/cause/intentional/former/old/friend/therefore/hence/(of people) to die, dead

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 故 (gu4): The component 古 is pronounced as 'gu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 故 (gu4): The component ⺙ is pronounced as 'pu1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

故事 

Medium Frequency

世故 
事故 
故 
故人 
故作 
故宫 (故宮)
故居 
故意 
故乡 (故鄉)
故障 
无缘无故 (無緣無故)
缘故 (緣故)

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故 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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