东

Meta:

  1. 东 is the 194th most frequent character.
  2. 东 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 东 appears as a character in 207 words.
  4. 东 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
东 => 七, 小
Radical :
东 => 乚 (second), 一 (one), 小 (small)
Graphical :
东 => 乚, 一, 亅, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Dong1 - surname Dong
  2. dong1 - east/host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest)/landlord

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

东 (東)
东方 (東方)
东西 (東西)

Medium Frequency

中东 (中東)
丹东 (丹東)
各奔东西 (各奔東西)
安东尼 (安東尼)
山东 (山東)
山东省 (山東省)
广东 (廣東)
广东人 (廣東人)
广东省 (廣東省)
广东话 (廣東話)
惠东 (惠東)
房东 (房東)
东亚 (東亞)
东京 (東京)
东北 (東北)
东北亚 (東北亞)
东区 (東區)
东南 (東南)
东南亚 (東南亞)
东吴 (東吳)
东城 (東城)
东城区 (東城區)
东家 (東家)
东山 (東山)
东东 (東東)
东海 (東海)
东湖 (東湖)
东营 (東營)
东直门 (東直門)
东莞 (東莞)
东莞市 (東莞市)
东边 (東邊)
东部 (東部)
东阳 (東陽)
毛泽东 (毛澤東)
江东 (江東)
河东 (河東)
浦东 (浦東)
福如东海 (福如東海)
股东 (股東)
华东 (華東)
关东 (關東)

Appears In:

东 also appears in:

北

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Meta:

  1. 北 is the 315th most frequent character.
  2. 北 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 北 appears as a character in 143 words.
  4. 北 appears as a component in 15 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
北 => 匕
Radical :
北 => 北 (N/A)
Graphical :
北 => 北

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bei3 - north/to be defeated (classical)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 北 (bei3): The component 匕 is pronounced as 'bi3'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 北 (bei3): The component 北 is pronounced as 'bei3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

北 
北京 

Medium Frequency

北京人 
北京市 
北国 (北國)
北大 
北平 
北爱 (北愛)
北斗 
北方 
北极 (北極)
北极熊 (北極熊)
北欧 (北歐)
北海 
北海道 
北美 
北部 
北门 (北門)
北非 
南北 
台北 
天南地北 
东北 (東北)
东北亚 (東北亞)
江北 
河北 
河北省 
湖北 
湖北省 
华北 (華北)
西北 
西北部 
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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