南

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  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)

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南 also appears in:

通

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  1. 通 is the 190th most frequent character.
  2. 通 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 通 appears as a character in 176 words.
  4. 通 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
通 => 辶, 甬
Radical :
通 => 辶 (walk), 龴 (N/A), 用 (use)
Graphical :
通 => 丶, ㇆, ㇝, 龴, 冂, 二, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. tong1 - to go through/to know well/(suffix) expert/to connect/to communicate/open/to clear/classifier for letters, telegrams, phone calls etc
  2. tong4 - classifier for sections of music playing/classifier for bouts of unpleasant language

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong1): The component 甬 is pronounced as 'tong3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong1): The component 甬 is pronounced as 'yong3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong1): The component 用 is pronounced as 'yong4'. It has the same pinyin final.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong4): The component 甬 is pronounced as 'tong3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  5. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong4): The component 甬 is pronounced as 'yong3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  6. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong4): The component 用 is pronounced as 'yong4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

交通 
普通 
沟通 (溝通)
联通 (聯通)
通 
通宵 
通知 
通过 (通過)
开通 (開通)

Medium Frequency

亨通 
全球通 
南通 
卡通 
圆通 (圓通)
想通 
打通 
接通 
扑通 (撲通)
普普通通 
普通话 (普通話)
畅通 (暢通)
流通 
相通 
精通 
网通 (網通)
变通 (變通)
通俗 
通信 
通向 
通告 
通报 (通報)
通州 
通常 
通往 
通畅 (通暢)
通气 (通氣)
通用 
通病 
通红 (通紅)
通缉 (通緝)
通胀 (通脹)
通行 
通行证 (通行證)
通讯 (通訊)
通讯录 (通訊錄)
通话 (通話)
通货膨胀 (通貨膨脹)
通车 (通車)
通透 
通通 
通道 
通关 (通關)
通风 (通風)

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通 also appears in:

市

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  1. 市 is the 254th most frequent character.
  2. 市 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 市 appears as a character in 649 words.
  4. 市 appears as a component in 5 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
市 => 亠, 巾
Radical :
市 => 亠 (lid), 巾 (turban/scarf)
Graphical :
市 => 一, 丶, 冂, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shi4 - market/city/CL:個|个[ge4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

城市 
市区 (市區)
市场 (市場)
市民 
超市 

Medium Frequency

上市 
上海市 
佛山市 
利市 
副市长 (副市長)
北京市 
南京市 
南宁市 (南寧市)
吉林市 
夜市 
天津市 
宁波市 (寧波市)
市 
市中心 
市内 (市內)
市场价 (市場價)
市场化 (市場化)
市委 
市政 
市政府 
市政厅 (市政廳)
市长 (市長)
市面 
常州市 
厦门市 (廈門市)
广州市 (廣州市)
惠州市 
成都市 
早市 
杭州市 
东莞市 (東莞市)
楼市 (樓市)
武汉市 (武漢市)
沈阳市 (沈陽市)
深圳市 
温州市 (溫州市)
济南市 (濟南市)
无锡市 (無錫市)
牛市 
珠海市 
福州市 
股市 
菜市场 (菜市場)
苏州市 (蘇州市)
都市 
重庆市 (重慶市)
长春市 (長春市)
开市 (開市)
集市 
青岛市 (青島市)
闹市 (鬧市)

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市 also appears in:
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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