假

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  1. 假 is the 635th most frequent character.
  2. 假 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 假 appears as a character in 84 words.
  4. 假 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
假 => 亻, 叚
Radical :
假 => 亻 (human), 尸 (corpse), 二 (two), No glyph available, 又 (right hand)
Graphical :
假 => ㇒, 丨, 丨, 匚, 二, 匚, ㇇, ㇏

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jia3 - fake/false/artificial/to borrow/if/suppose
  2. jia4 - vacation

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 假 (jia3): The component 叚 is pronounced as 'jia3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 假 (jia4): The component 叚 is pronounced as 'jia3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

假 
假期 
寒假 
放假 

Medium Frequency

休假 
假唱 
假如 
假意 
假日 
假装 (假裝)
假设 (假設)
假话 (假話)
假象 
度假 
暑假 
虚假 (虛假)
请假 (請假)
长假 (長假)

設

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Meta:

  1. 設 is the 302nd most frequent character.
  2. 設 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 設 appears as a character in 43 words.
  4. 設 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
設 => 言, 殳
Radical :
設 => 言 (speech), 殳 (weapon/lance)
Graphical :
設 => 一, 丶, 二, 口, 丿, ㇠, ㇇, ㇏

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. she4 - to set up/to arrange/to establish/to found/to display

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 設 (she4): The component 殳 is pronounced as 'shu1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

建设 (建設)
设备 (設備)
设置 (設置)
设计 (設計)
设计师 (設計師)

Medium Frequency

假设 (假設)
摆设 (擺設)
设 (設)
设定 (設定)
设想 (設想)
设施 (設施)
设法 (設法)
设立 (設立)
设防 (設防)
开设 (開設)

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設 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.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.