借

Meta:

  1. 借 is the 982nd most frequent character.
  2. 借 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 借 appears as a character in 50 words.
  4. 借 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
借 => 亻, 昔
Radical :
借 => 亻 (human), 艹 (grass), 一 (one), 日 (sun/day)
Graphical :
借 => ㇒, 丨, 艹, 一, 口, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jie4 - to lend/to borrow/by means of/to take (an opportunity)
  2. jie4 - variant of 借[jie4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

借 
借口 

Medium Frequency

借刀杀人 (借刀殺人)
借助 
借机 (借機)
借用 
借给 (借給)
借记卡 (借記卡)
借贷 (借貸)
借鉴 (借鑒)
凭借 (憑借)

助

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Meta:

  1. 助 is the 607th most frequent character.
  2. 助 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 助 appears as a character in 49 words.
  4. 助 appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
助 => 且, 力
Radical :
助 => 月 (moon), 一 (one), 力 (power/force)
Graphical :
助 => 冂, 二, 一, ㇆, 丿

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhu4 - to help/to assist

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

助 
帮助 (幫助)
援助 

Medium Frequency

借助 
助力 
助威 
助手 
助理 
协助 (協助)
捐助 
救助 
有助 
有助于 (有助於)
乐于助人 (樂於助人)
求助 
无助 (無助)
相助 
自助 
自助餐 
贤内助 (賢內助)
赞助 (贊助)
辅助 (輔助)

Appears In:

助 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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