光

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  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)

阴

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  1. 阴 is the 985th most frequent character.
  2. 阴 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 阴 appears as a character in 68 words.
  4. 阴 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
阴 => 阝, 月
Radical :
阴 => 阝 (town), 月 (moon)
Graphical :
阴 => 丨, ㇌, 冂, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Yin1 - surname Yin
  2. yin1 - overcast (weather)/cloudy/shady/Yin (the negative principle of Yin and Yang)/negative (electric.)/feminine/moon/implicit/hidden/genitalia

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 阴 (yin1): The component 月 is pronounced as 'yue4'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

光阴 (光陰)
阴 (陰)
阴冷 (陰冷)
阴天 (陰天)
阴影 (陰影)
阴暗 (陰暗)
阴谋 (陰謀)
阴霾 (陰霾)

Medium Frequency

光阴似箭 (光陰似箭)
江阴 (江陰)
阴功 (陰功)
阴差阳错 (陰差陽錯)
阴暗面 (陰暗面)
阴历 (陰曆)
阴森 (陰森)
阴沉 (陰沉)
阴凉 (陰涼)
阴湿 (陰濕)
阴茎 (陰莖)
阴虚 (陰虛)
阴道 (陰道)
阴间 (陰間)
阴阳 (陰陽)
阴险 (陰險)
阴云 (陰雲)
阴郁 (陰鬱)

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阴 also appears in:

ä¼¼

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  1. ä¼¼ is the 431st most frequent character.
  2. ä¼¼ has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. ä¼¼ appears as a character in 28 words.
  4. ä¼¼ appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
似 => 亻, 以
Radical :
似 => 亻 (human), 乚 (second), 丶 (dot), 人 (human)
Graphical :
似 => ㇒, 丨, 乚, 丶, 人

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. si4 - to seem/to appear/to resemble/similar/-like/pseudo-/(more) than

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 似 (si4): The component 以 is pronounced as 'yi3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

似 
似乎 
貌似 

Medium Frequency

似的 
好似 
相似 
看似 
类似 (類似)

ç®­

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  1. ç®­ is the 1494th most frequent character.
  2. ç®­ has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. ç®­ appears as a character in 20 words.
  4. ç®­ appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
箭 => ⺮, 前
Radical :
箭 => ⺮ (bamboo), 丷 (eight/divide), 一 (one), 月 (moon), 刂 (knife)
Graphical :
箭 => ⺮, 丷, 一, 冂, 二, 亅, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jian4 - arrow/CL:支[zhi1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 箭 (jian4): The component 前 is pronounced as 'qian2'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

火箭 
箭 

Medium Frequency

光阴似箭 (光陰似箭)
射箭 
归心似箭 (歸心似箭)
箭头 (箭頭)
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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