反

Meta:

  1. 反 is the 237th most frequent character.
  2. 反 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 反 appears as a character in 133 words.
  4. 反 appears as a component in 16 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
反 => ⺁, 又
Radical :
反 => ⺁ (cliff), 又 (right hand)
Graphical :
反 => 丿, ㇒, ㇇, ㇏

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. fan3 - contrary/in reverse/inside-out or upside-down/to reverse/to return/to oppose/opposite/against/anti-/to rebel/to use analogy/instead/abbr. for 反切 phonetic system

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

反应 (反應)
反正 

Medium Frequency

反 
反之 
反倒 
反光 
反反复复 (反反復復)
反问 (反問)
反射 
反对 (反對)
反差 
反常 
反弹 (反彈)
反复 (反復)
反思 
反悔 
反感 
反抗 
反击 (反擊)
反映 
反省 
反而 
反胃 
反腐 
反转 (反轉)
反锁 (反鎖)
反面 
反馈 (反饋)
反驳 (反駁)
相反 
义无反顾 (義無反顧)
辗转反侧 (輾轉反側)
造反 
违反 (違反)

常

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Meta:

  1. 常 is the 187th most frequent character.
  2. 常 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 常 appears as a character in 70 words.
  4. 常 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
常 => 龸, 吊
Radical :
常 => ⺌ (small), 冖 (cover), 口 (mouth), 巾 (turban/scarf)
Graphical :
常 => 丨, 丷, 冖, 口, 冂, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Chang2 - surname Chang
  2. chang2 - always/ever/often/frequently/common/general/constant

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

常 
正常 
经常 (經常)
非常 

Medium Frequency

家常 
寻常 (尋常)
常客 
常州 
常常 
常见 (常見)
常识 (常識)
平常 
往常 
日常 
时常 (時常)
无常 (無常)
照常 
异常 (異常)
通常 

Appears In:

常 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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