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 

里

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Meta:

  1. 里 is the 50th most frequent character.
  2. 里 has 4 dictionary entries.
  3. 里 appears as a character in 163 words.
  4. 里 appears as a component in 52 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
里 => 田, 土
Radical :
里 => 里 (village/mile)
Graphical :
里 => 冂, 一, 丨, 一, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. li3 - lining/interior/inside/internal/also written 裡|里[li3]
  2. li3 - lining/interior/inside/internal/also written 裏|里[li3]
  3. Li3 - Li (surname)
  4. li3 - li (Chinese mile)/500 meters (modern)/home/hometown/village/neighborhood/administrative unit

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 里 (li3): The component 里 is pronounced as 'li3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 里 (li3): The component 里 is pronounced as 'li3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

哪里 (哪裏)
里 (裏)
里面 (裡面)
这里 (這裏)

Medium Frequency

三里屯 
公里 
卡路里 
可可西里 
嘴里 (嘴裡)
夜里 (夜裡)
家里 (家裡)
平方公里 
心里 (心裡)
心里话 (心裡話)
怀里 (懷裡)
歇斯底里 
水里 
百里挑一 (百裡挑一)
稀里哗啦 (稀裡嘩啦)
里边 (裡邊)
里头 (裡頭)
那里 (那裏)
乡里 (鄉里)
阿里巴巴 
香格里拉 
马德里 (馬德裡)
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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