北

Meta:

  1. 北 is the 315th most frequent character.
  2. 北 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 北 appears as a character in 143 words.
  4. 北 appears as a component in 15 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
北 => 匕
Radical :
北 => 北 (N/A)
Graphical :
北 => 北

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bei3 - north/to be defeated (classical)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 北 (bei3): The component 匕 is pronounced as 'bi3'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 北 (bei3): The component 北 is pronounced as 'bei3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

北 
北京 

Medium Frequency

北京人 
北京市 
北国 (北國)
北大 
北平 
北爱 (北愛)
北斗 
北方 
北极 (北極)
北极熊 (北極熊)
北欧 (北歐)
北海 
北海道 
北美 
北部 
北门 (北門)
北非 
南北 
台北 
天南地北 
东北 (東北)
东北亚 (東北亞)
江北 
河北 
河北省 
湖北 
湖北省 
华北 (華北)
西北 
西北部 

歐

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Meta:

  1. 歐 is the 821st most frequent character.
  2. 歐 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 歐 appears as a character in 38 words.
  4. 歐 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
歐 => 區, 欠
Radical :
歐 => 匚 (box), 品 (N/A), 欠 (yawn)
Graphical :
歐 => 一, ㇗, 品, ⺈, 人

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Ou1 - Europe/abbr. for 歐洲|欧洲[Ou1 zhou1]/surname Ou
  2. ou1 - (used for transliteration)/old variant of 謳|讴[ou1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 歐 (ou1): The component 區 is pronounced as 'qu1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

欧 (歐)
欧元 (歐元)
欧洲 (歐洲)

Medium Frequency

北欧 (北歐)
南欧 (南歐)
卡西欧 (卡西歐)
东欧 (東歐)
欧亚 (歐亞)
欧元区 (歐元區)
欧巴桑 (歐巴桑)
欧式 (歐式)
欧文 (歐文)
欧洲人 (歐洲人)
欧洲杯 (歐洲杯)
欧盟 (歐盟)
欧莱雅 (歐萊雅)
欧阳 (歐陽)
碧欧泉 (碧歐泉)
罗密欧 (羅密歐)
西欧 (西歐)
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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