公

Meta:

  1. 公 is the 115th most frequent character.
  2. 公 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 公 appears as a character in 201 words.
  4. 公 appears as a component in 11 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
公 => 八, 厶
Radical :
公 => 八 (eight/divide), 厶 (private)
Graphical :
公 => 八, ㇛, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gong1 - public/collectively owned/common/international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar)/make public/fair/just/Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4]/honorable (gentlemen)/father-in-law/male (animal)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

公主 
公交 
公司 
公园 (公園)
公寓 
公民 
公路 
公里 
老公 
办公室 (辦公室)

Medium Frequency

不公 
主人公 
公 
公事 
公交车 (公交車)
公仔 
公布 (公佈)
公元 
公公 
公共 
公分 
公务员 (公務員)
公告 
公婆 
公子 
公安 
公安局 
公安部 
公家 
公平 
公厕 (公廁)
公式 
公敌 (公敵)
公斤 
公会 (公會)
公款 
公正 
公然 
公牛 
公益 
公众 (公眾)
公认 (公認)
公猪 (公豬)
公费 (公費)
公车 (公車)
公道 
公开 (公開)
公开赛 (公開賽)
公关 (公關)
公鸡 (公雞)
公馆 (公館)
分公司 
外公 
天公 
平方公里 
济公 (濟公)
相公 
蒲公英 
办公 (辦公)
办公楼 (辦公樓)
阿公 

道

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Meta:

  1. 道 is the 52nd most frequent character.
  2. 道 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 道 appears as a character in 222 words.
  4. 道 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
道 => 辶, 首
Radical :
道 => 辶 (walk), 首 (head)
Graphical :
道 => 丶, ㇆, ㇝, 丷, 一, 口, 二, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. dao4 - direction/way/road/path/principle/truth/morality/reason/skill/method/Dao (of Daoism)/to say/to speak/to talk/classifier for long thin stretches, rivers, roads etc/province (of Korea do 도, and formerly Japan dō)/CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

知道 

Medium Frequency

出道 
北海道 
厚道 
同道 
味道 
问道 (問道)
国道 (國道)
地道 
报道 (報道)
大道 
微不足道 
志同道合 
有道 
正道 
渠道 
王道 
肠道 (腸道)
街道 
说道 (說道)
车道 (車道)
轨道 (軌道)
通道 
道 
道具 
道别 (道別)
道德 
道歉 
道理 
道路 
隧道 
难道 (難道)
霸道 
频道 (頻道)
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.