五

Meta:

  1. 五 is the 279th most frequent character.
  2. 五 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 五 appears as a character in 89 words.
  4. 五 appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
五 => 一, No glyph available
Radical :
五 => 一 (one), 力 (power/force), 一 (one)
Graphical :
五 => 一, ㇆, 丿, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. wu3 - five/5

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

五 

Medium Frequency

五一 
五十 
五彩 
五星 
五星级 (五星級)
五月 
五粮液 (五糧液)
五花肉 
十五 
星期五 
第五 
周五 (週五)

Appears In:

五 also appears in:

星

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Meta:

  1. 星 is the 537th most frequent character.
  2. 星 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 星 appears as a character in 128 words.
  4. 星 appears as a component in 7 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
星 => 日, 生
Radical :
星 => 日 (sun/day), 生 (life)
Graphical :
星 => 口, 一, 龶, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xing1 - star/satellite/small amount

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

三星 
明星 
星 
星座 
星期 

Medium Frequency

五星 
五星级 (五星級)
克星 (剋星)
寿星 (壽星)
外星人 
女星 
巨星 
新星 
星光 
星巴克 
星星 
星期一 
星期三 
星期二 
星期五 
星期六 
星期四 
星期天 
星期几 (星期幾)
星期日 
星球 
星空 
星级 (星級)
星辰 
星际 (星際)
木星 
歌星 
流星 
流星雨 
火星 
球星 
男星 
福星 
红星 (紅星)
繁星 
卫星 (衛星)
金星 
零星 

Appears In:

星 also appears in:

級

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Meta:

  1. 級 is the 415th most frequent character.
  2. 級 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 級 appears as a character in 60 words.
  4. 級 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
級 => 糹, 及
Radical :
級 => 糹 (silk), ㇎ (N/A), 丿 (bend), ㇏ (N/A)
Graphical :
級 => ㇛, 丶, 丶, ㇎, 丿, ㇏

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ji2 - level/grade/rank/step/CL:個|个[ge4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 級 (ji2): The component 及 is pronounced as 'ji2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

初级 (初級)
升级 (升級)
等级 (等級)
级 (級)
超级 (超級)

Medium Frequency

上级 (上級)
中级 (中級)
五星级 (五星級)
低级 (低級)
年级 (年級)
星级 (星級)
晋级 (晉級)
特级 (特級)
班级 (班級)
级别 (級別)
评级 (評級)
阶级 (階級)
顶级 (頂級)
高级 (高級)
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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