倒

Meta:

  1. 倒 is the 608th most frequent character.
  2. 倒 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 倒 appears as a character in 101 words.
  4. 倒 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
倒 => 亻, 到
Radical :
倒 => 亻 (human), 至 (arrive), 刂 (knife)
Graphical :
倒 => ㇒, 丨, 一, ㇛, 丶, 一, 丨, 一, 亅, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. dao3 - to fall/to collapse/to topple/to fail/to go bankrupt/to change (trains or buses)/to move around/to sell/to speculate (buying and selling, also 搗|捣)/profiteer
  2. dao4 - to place upside down/to invert/to pour/to throw out/to move backwards/however/actually/as a matter of fact/contrary to expectation

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 倒 (dao3): The component 到 is pronounced as 'dao4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 倒 (dao3): The component 刂 is pronounced as 'dao1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 倒 (dao4): The component 到 is pronounced as 'dao4'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 倒 (dao4): The component 刂 is pronounced as 'dao1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

倒 
倒霉 

Medium Frequency

倒下 
倒影 
倒数 (倒數)
倒流 
倒计时 (倒計時)
倒贴 (倒貼)
倒车 (倒車)
倒退 
倒闭 (倒閉)
倒腾 (倒騰)
倾倒 (傾倒)
反倒 
打倒 
拉倒 
推倒 
摔倒 
撞倒 
击倒 (擊倒)
晕倒 (暈倒)
病倒 
绊倒 (絆倒)
翻江倒海 
翻箱倒柜 (翻箱倒櫃)
跌倒 
颠倒 (顛倒)

打

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Meta:

  1. 打 is the 223rd most frequent character.
  2. 打 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 打 appears as a character in 210 words.
  4. 打 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
打 => 扌, 丁
Radical :
打 => 扌 (hand), 一 (one), 亅 (hook)
Graphical :
打 => 亅, 二, 一, 亅

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. da2 - dozen
  2. da3 - to beat/to strike/to hit/to break/to type/to mix up/to build/to fight/to fetch/to make/to tie up/to issue/to shoot/to calculate/to play (a game)/since/from

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 打 (da2): The component 丁 is pronounced as 'ding1'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 打 (da3): The component 丁 is pronounced as 'ding1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

打 
打开 (打開)

Medium Frequency

一网打尽 (一網打盡)
打下 
打交道 
打仗 
打来 (打來)
打倒 
打劫 
打动 (打動)
打包 
打卡 
打印 
打呼 
打呼噜 (打呼嚕)
打嗝 
打喷嚏 (打噴嚏)
打字 
打工 
打底 
打扮 
打折 
打拼 
打扫 (打掃)
打击 (打擊)
打扰 (打擾)
打败 (打敗)
打断 (打斷)
打架 
打死 
打气 (打氣)
打滚 (打滾)
打火机 (打火機)
打烊 
打爆 
打牌 
打猎 (打獵)
打球 
打理 
打发 (打發)
打瞌睡 
打破 
打碎 
打算 
打听 (打聽)
打赌 (打賭)
打车 (打車)
打转 (打轉)
打通 
打造 
打量 
打针 (打針)
打错 (打錯)
打斗 (打鬥)
拍打 
拨打 (撥打)
敲打 

一

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Meta:

  1. 一 is the 2nd most frequent character.
  2. 一 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 一 appears as a character in 433 words.
  4. 一 appears as a component in 68 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
一 => 一
Radical :
一 => 一 (one)
Graphical :
一 => 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yi1 - one/1/single/a (article)/as soon as/entire/whole/all/throughout/"one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 一 (yi1): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

一 
一下 
一起 

Medium Frequency

一一 
一下子 
一些 
一切 
一半 
一同 
一呼百应 (一呼百應)
一大早 
一如既往 
一定 
一手 
一旦 
一早 
一时 (一時)
一会 (一會)
一会儿 (一會兒)
一月 
一样 (一樣)
一生 
一直 
一举 (一舉)
一般 
一路 
一辈子 (一輩子)
一边 (一邊)
一点 (一點)
一点点 (一點點)
之一 
初一 
唯一 
在一起 
第一 
周一 (週一)

耙

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Meta:

  1. 耙 is the 4115th most frequent character.
  2. 耙 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 耙 appears as a character in 4 words.
  4. 耙 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
耙 => 耒, 巴
Radical :
耙 => 耒 (plow), 丨 (line), No glyph available, 丨 (line), 乚 (second)
Graphical :
耙 => 一, 二, 丨, 八, 丨, 匚, 丨, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ba4 - a hoe/to harrow
  2. pa2 - a rake

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 耙 (ba4): The component 巴 is pronounced as 'ba1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 耙 (ba4): The component 乚 is pronounced as 'ya4'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 耙 (pa2): The component 巴 is pronounced as 'ba1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 耙 (pa2): The component 乚 is pronounced as 'ya4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

钉耙 (釘耙)

Medium Frequency

倒打一耙 
耙 
耙子 
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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