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 

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前 also appears in:

額

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Meta:

  1. 額 is the 934th most frequent character.
  2. 額 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 額 appears as a character in 37 words.
  4. 額 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
額 => 客, 頁
Radical :
額 => 宀 (roof), 夂 (go), 口 (mouth), 頁 (leaf)
Graphical :
額 => 冖, 丶, ㇇, ㇏, ㇒, 口, 一, 丿, 口, 二, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. e2 - forehead/horizontal tablet or inscribed board/specified number or amount

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

金额 (金額)
额 (額)
额头 (額頭)

Medium Frequency

份额 (份額)
前额 (前額)
名额 (名額)
巨额 (巨額)
数额 (數額)
焦头烂额 (焦頭爛額)
营业额 (營業額)
总额 (總額)
超额 (超額)
销售额 (銷售額)
额外 (額外)
余额 (餘額)
高额 (高額)
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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