南

Meta:

  1. 南 is the 307th most frequent character.
  2. 南 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 南 appears as a character in 260 words.
  4. 南 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
南 => 十, No glyph available
Radical :
南 => 十 (ten), 冂 (upside down box), 丷 (eight/divide), 干 (dry)
Graphical :
南 => 一, 丨, 冂, 丷, 一, 一, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Nan2 - surname Nan
  2. nan2 - south

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 南 (nan2): The component 干 is pronounced as 'gan1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 南 (nan2): The component 干 is pronounced as 'gan4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

南 
南京 
南宁 (南寧)
南方 
江南 
河南 
海南 
湖南 
济南 (濟南)
越南 
云南 (雲南)

Medium Frequency

中南 
中南海 
以南 
南下 
南京市 
南京路 
南充 
南北 
南区 (南區)
南坪 
南城 
南大 
南宋 
南宁市 (南寧市)
南山 
南山区 (南山區)
南岸 
南岛 (南島)
南岳 (南嶽)
南平 
南昌 
南朝 
南极 (南極)
南沙 
南洋 
南海 
南海区 (南海區)
南湖 
南浔 (南潯)
南瓜 
南美 
南航 
南华 (南華)
南通 
南通市 
南部 
南开 (南開)
南阳 (南陽)
南雄 
南非 
台南 
寿比南山 (壽比南山)
天南地北 
岭南 (嶺南)
指南 
东南 (東南)
东南亚 (東南亞)
东南部 (東南部)
河南省 
海南岛 (海南島)
淮南 
渭南 
湖南省 
济南市 (濟南市)
华南 (華南)
西南 
西南部 
闽南 (閩南)
闽南语 (閩南語)
云南省 (雲南省)

Appears In:

南 also appears in:

方

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Meta:

  1. 方 is the 60th most frequent character.
  2. 方 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 方 appears as a character in 143 words.
  4. 方 appears as a component in 86 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
方 => 亠, No glyph available
Radical :
方 => 方 (square/raft)
Graphical :
方 => 一, 丶, 丿, ㇆

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Fang1 - surname Fang
  2. fang1 - square/power or involution (mathematics)/upright/honest/fair and square/direction/side/party (to a contract, dispute etc)/place/method/prescription (medicine)/just when/only or just/classifier for square things/abbr. for square or cubic meter

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 方 (fang1): The component 方 is pronounced as 'fang1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

地方 
官方 
对方 (對方)
方 
方便 
方向 
方式 
方法 
方面 
东方 (東方)

Medium Frequency

下方 
何方 
偏方 
全方位 
前方 
北方 
南方 
大方 
天各一方 
女方 
平方公里 
平方米 
方便面 (方便麵)
方圆 (方圓)
方块 (方塊)
方案 
方程式 
方糖 
方舟 
方言 
次方 
秘方 (祕方)
立方 
西方 
警方 
远方 (遠方)
配方 
双方 (雙方)
魔方 
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.