事

Meta:

  1. 事 is the 58th most frequent character.
  2. 事 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 事 appears as a character in 218 words.
  4. 事 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
事 => No glyph available, 亅
Radical :
事 => 十 (ten), 口 (mouth), 丨 (line), ⺺ (brush), 亅 (hook)
Graphical :
事 => 一, 丨, 口, 丨, 匚, 一, 丨, 亅

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shi4 - matter/thing/item/work/affair/CL:件[jian4],樁|桩[zhuang1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 事 (shi4): The component 十 is pronounced as 'shi2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 事 (shi4): The component 丨 is pronounced as 'shu4'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

事 
事情 
故事 

Medium Frequency

世事 
事事 
事件 
事先 
事儿 (事兒)
事务 (事務)
事实 (事實)
事后 (事後)
事故 
事业 (事業)
事业有成 (事業有成)
事物 
事变 (事變)
事项 (事項)
人事 
做事 
共事 
凡事 
出事 
刑事 
同事 
喜事 
回事 
坏事 (壞事)
小事 
屁事 
往事 
从事 (從事)
心事 
怎么回事 (怎麼回事)
懂事 
找事 
本事 
乐事 (樂事)
没事 (沒事)
无所事事 (無所事事)
烦心事 (煩心事)
琐事 (瑣事)
当事人 (當事人)
糗事 
万事 (萬事)
万事如意 (萬事如意)
董事长 (董事長)
处事 (處事)
行事 
诸事 (諸事)
赛事 (賽事)
军事 (軍事)
办事 (辦事)

半

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Meta:

  1. 半 is the 513th most frequent character.
  2. 半 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 半 appears as a character in 103 words.
  4. 半 appears as a component in 13 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
半 => No glyph available, 丷
Radical :
半 => 二 (two), 丨 (line), 丷 (eight/divide)
Graphical :
半 => 二, 丨, 丷

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ban4 - half/semi-/incomplete/(after a number) and a half

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 半 (ban4): The component 丷 is pronounced as 'ba1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

一半 
半 
半夜 

Medium Frequency

三更半夜 
上半年 
下半年 
半价 (半價)
半场 (半場)
半天 
半岛 (半島)
半死 
半决赛 (半決賽)
半生 
半路 
半辈子 (半輩子)
半点 (半點)
多半 
夜半 
大半 
过半 (過半)

功

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Meta:

  1. 功 is the 452nd most frequent character.
  2. 功 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 功 appears as a character in 63 words.
  4. 功 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
功 => 工, 力
Radical :
功 => 工 (work), 力 (power/force)
Graphical :
功 => 一, 丨, 一, ㇆, 丿

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gong1 - meritorious deed or service/achievement/result/service/accomplishment/work (physics)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 功 (gong1): The component 工 is pronounced as 'gong1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

功能 
成功 

Medium Frequency

功 
功力 
功勋 (功勛)
功劳 (功勞)
功夫 
功效 
功课 (功課)
多功能 
战功 (戰功)
神功 

倍

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Meta:

  1. 倍 is the 1390th most frequent character.
  2. 倍 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 倍 appears as a character in 13 words.
  4. 倍 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
倍 => 亻, 咅
Radical :
倍 => 亻 (human), 立 (stand erect), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
倍 => ㇒, 丨, 一, 丶, 丷, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bei4 - (two, three etc) -fold/times (multiplier)/double/to increase or multiply

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

倍 
加倍 

Medium Frequency

事半功倍 
倍儿 (倍兒)
倍增 
倍感 

Appears In:

倍 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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