前

Meta:

  1. 前 is the 93rd most frequent character.
  2. 前 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 前 appears as a character in 137 words.
  4. 前 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

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

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qian2 - front/forward/ahead/ago/before/first/former/formerly/future/BC (e.g. 前293年)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

之前 
以前 
前 

Medium Frequency

前世 
前来 (前來)
前夕 
前夜 
前天 
前妻 
前年 
前往 
前后 (前後)
前所未有 
前提 
前方 
前景 
前期 
前程 
前者 
前辈 (前輩)
前途 
前进 (前進)
前面 
向前 
婚前 
往前 
从前 (從前)
提前 
日前 
此前 
当前 (當前)
目前 
眼前 
面前 

Appears In:

前 also appears in:

台

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Meta:

  1. 台 is the 388th most frequent character.
  2. 台 has 6 dictionary entries.
  3. 台 appears as a character in 157 words.
  4. 台 appears as a component in 26 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
台 => 厶, 口
Radical :
台 => 厶 (private), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
台 => ㇛, 丶, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Tai2 - Taiwan (abbr.)/surname Tai
  2. tai2 - (classical) you (in letters)/platform
  3. tai2 - desk/platform
  4. Tai2 - Taiwan (abbr.)
  5. tai2 - platform/stage/terrace/stand/support/desk/station/broadcasting station/classifier for vehicles or machines
  6. tai2 - typhoon

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

台 
台湾 (台灣)
平台 (平臺)
舞台 (舞臺)

Medium Frequency

上台 
下台 (下臺)
出台 (出臺)
前台 (前臺)
台下 
台中 
台北 
台山 
台州 
台式 
台球 
台词 (台詞)
吧台 
天台 
展台 (展臺)
后台 (後台)
打擂台 (打擂臺)
擂台 (擂臺)
楼台 (樓臺)
台灯 (檯燈)
柜台 (櫃檯)
气象台 (氣象台)
烟台 (煙台)
看台 
窗台 (窗臺)
站台 
台上 (臺上)
台子 (臺子)
台独 (臺獨)
台阶 (臺階)
台面 (臺面)
台风 (臺風)
茅台 (茅臺)
茅台酒 (茅臺酒)
丰台区 (豐台區)
转台 (轉台)
邢台 
开台 (開臺)
阳台 (陽臺)
电台 (電臺)
电视台 (電視臺)
露台 (露臺)
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.