參

Meta:

  1. 參 is the 4380th most frequent character.
  2. 參 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 參 appears as a character in 50 words.
  4. 參 appears as a component in 7 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
參 => 厽, 㐱
Radical :
參 => 厽 (N/A), 人 (human), 彡 (bristle/beard)
Graphical :
參 => 厽, 人, 彡

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. san1 - three (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
  2. can1 - take part in/participate/join/attend/to join/unequal/varied/irregular/to counsel/uneven/not uniform/abbr. for 參議院|参议院 Senate, Upper House
  3. shen1 - ginseng

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 參 (san1): The component 彡 is pronounced as 'shan1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 參 (can1): The component 彡 is pronounced as 'shan1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 參 (shen1): The component 㐱 is pronounced as 'zhen3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 參 (shen1): The component 人 is pronounced as 'ren2'. It has the same pinyin final.
  5. Pronunciation clue for 參 (shen1): The component 彡 is pronounced as 'shan1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

参加 (參加)
参与 (參與)

Medium Frequency

人参 (人參)
参考 (參考)
参观 (參觀)
参赛 (參賽)

Appears In:

參 also appears in:

加

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Meta:

  1. 加 is the 166th most frequent character.
  2. 加 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 加 appears as a character in 162 words.
  4. 加 appears as a component in 17 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
加 => 力, 口
Radical :
加 => 力 (power/force), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
加 => ㇆, 丿, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Jia1 - abbr. for Canada 加拿大[Jia1 na2 da4]
  2. jia1 - to add/plus

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

加 
加入 
加油 
参加 (參加)
增加 
更加 

Medium Frequency

加上 
加以 
加倍 
加大 
加州 
加工 
加强 (加強)
加快 
加拿大 
加油站 
加深 
加热 (加熱)
加班 
加盟 
加薪 
加号 (加號)
加速 
加重 
加点 (加點)
外加 
新加坡 
添加 
芝加哥 
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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