余

Meta:

  1. 余 is the 728th most frequent character.
  2. 余 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 余 appears as a character in 61 words.
  4. 余 appears as a component in 13 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
余 => 人, No glyph available
Radical :
余 => 人 (human), 干 (dry), 小 (small)
Graphical :
余 => 人, 一, 一, 丨, 亅, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Yu2 - surname Yu
  2. yu2 - (archaic) I/me/variant of 餘|余, surplus
  3. yu2 - extra/surplus/remaining/remainder after division/(following numerical value) or more/in excess of (some number)/residue (math.)/after/I/me

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

余 
其余 (其餘)
剩余 (剩餘)
多余 (多餘)
业余 (業餘)
余地 (餘地)

Medium Frequency

不遗余力 (不遺餘力)
心有余悸 (心有餘悸)
心有余而力不足 (心有餘而力不足)
新余 (新餘)
有余 (有餘)
残余 (殘餘)
百余 (百餘)
盈余 (盈餘)
空余 (空餘)
结余 (結餘)
绰绰有余 (綽綽有餘)
游刃有余 (遊刃有餘)
余下 (餘下)
余光 (餘光)
余力 (餘力)
余姚 (餘姚)
余孽 (餘孽)
余杭区 (餘杭區)
余热 (餘熱)
余粮 (餘糧)
余辉 (餘輝)
余震 (餘震)
余音 (餘音)
余额 (餘額)

光

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Meta:

  1. 光 is the 290th most frequent character.
  2. 光 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 光 appears as a character in 201 words.
  4. 光 appears as a component in 12 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
光 => ⺌, 兀
Radical :
光 => ⺌ (small), 一 (one), 儿 (legs)
Graphical :
光 => 丨, 丷, 一, 丿, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. guang1 - light/ray/CL:道[dao4]/bright/only/merely/to use up

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

光 
光明 
光荣 (光榮)
时光 (時光)
曝光 
眼光 
阳光 (陽光)

Medium Frequency

不光 
亮光 
光亮 
光伏 
光光 
光圈 
光大 
光学 (光學)
光年 
光彩 
光影 
光明正大 
光是 
光景 
光棍 
光棍儿 (光棍兒)
光棍节 (光棍節)
光滑 
光洁 (光潔)
光泽 (光澤)
光照 
光环 (光環)
光盘 (光盤)
光线 (光線)
光纤 (光纖)
光临 (光臨)
光芒 
光辉 (光輝)
光速 
光阴 (光陰)
光头 (光頭)
光顾 (光顧)
光鲜 (光鮮)
反光 
夜光 
日光 
日光浴 
星光 
春光 
曙光 
月光 
月光族 
极光 (極光)
油光 
泪光 (淚光)
激光 
火光 
荧光 (熒光)
灯光 (燈光)
烛光 (燭光)
用光 
发光 (發光)
目光 
穷光蛋 (窮光蛋)
耳光 
脱光 (脫光)
花光 
蓝光 (藍光)
观光 (觀光)
走光 
闪光 (閃光)
闪光灯 (閃光燈)
开光 (開光)
阳光明媚 (陽光明媚)
灵光 (靈光)
风光 (風光)
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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