原

Meta:

  1. 原 is the 193rd most frequent character.
  2. 原 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 原 appears as a character in 109 words.
  4. 原 appears as a component in 5 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
原 => 厂, 𤽄
Radical :
原 => 厂 (cliff), 白 (white), 小 (small)
Graphical :
原 => 厂, 口, 一, ㇒, 亅, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yuan2 - former/original/primary/raw/level/cause/source

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

原 
原来 (原來)
原因 
原文 
原谅 (原諒)

Medium Frequency

中原 
原先 
原则 (原則)
原创 (原創)
原地 
原型 
原始 
原料 
原有 
原本 
原油 
原理 
原点 (原點)
太原 
平原 
草原 
还原 (還原)
高原 

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原 also appears in:

因

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Meta:

  1. 因 is the 96th most frequent character.
  2. 因 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 因 appears as a character in 49 words.
  4. 因 appears as a component in 15 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
因 => 囗, 大
Radical :
因 => 囗 (enclosure), 大 (big)
Graphical :
因 => 冂, 一, 人, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yin1 - cause/reason/because

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

因 
因为 (因為)

Medium Frequency

原因 
因果 
因此 
因素 
因而 
基因 
死因 
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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