变

Meta:

  1. 变 is the 225th most frequent character.
  2. 变 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 变 appears as a character in 118 words.
  4. 变 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
变 => 亦, 又
Radical :
变 => 亠 (lid), 丨 (line), 亅 (hook), 八 (eight/divide), 又 (right hand)
Graphical :
变 => 一, 丶, 丨, 亅, 八, ㇇, ㇏

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bian4 - to change/to become different/to transform/to vary/rebellion

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 变 (bian4): The component 八 is pronounced as 'ba1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

多变 (多變)
改变 (改變)
变 (變)
变化 (變化)
变得 (變得)
变态 (變態)
变成 (變成)

Medium Frequency

一成不变 (一成不變)
事变 (事變)
善变 (善變)
应变 (應變)
会变 (會變)
演变 (演變)
突变 (突變)
蜕变 (蛻變)
变动 (變動)
变坏 (變壞)
变天 (變天)
变幻 (變幻)
变形 (變形)
变心 (變心)
变性 (變性)
变换 (變換)
变数 (變數)
变暖 (變暖)
变更 (變更)
变样 (變樣)
变为 (變為)
变异 (變異)
变相 (變相)
变硬 (變硬)
变脸 (變臉)
变色 (變色)
变质 (變質)
变迁 (變遷)
变革 (變革)
变黑 (變黑)
转变 (轉變)

压

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Meta:

  1. 压 is the 755th most frequent character.
  2. 压 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 压 appears as a character in 66 words.
  4. 压 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
压 => 厂, 圡
Radical :
压 => 厂 (cliff), 土 (earth), 丶 (dot)
Graphical :
压 => 厂, 一, 丨, 一, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ya1 - to press/to push down/to keep under (control)/pressure
  2. ya4 - in the first place/to crush

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

压 (壓)
压力 (壓力)
压抑 (壓抑)

Medium Frequency

增压 (增壓)
压倒 (壓倒)
压制 (壓制)
压扁 (壓扁)
压挤 (壓擠)
压根 (壓根)
压根儿 (壓根兒)
压榨 (壓榨)
压岁钱 (壓歲錢)
压缩 (壓縮)
压迫 (壓迫)
抗压 (抗壓)
指压 (指壓)
按压 (按壓)
挤压 (擠壓)
施压 (施壓)
欺压 (欺壓)
气压 (氣壓)
减压 (減壓)
积压 (積壓)
血压 (血壓)
解压 (解壓)
变压器 (變壓器)
重压 (重壓)
镇压 (鎮壓)
电压 (電壓)
高压 (高壓)
高压锅 (高壓鍋)
高血压 (高血壓)

器

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Meta:

  1. 器 is the 441st most frequent character.
  2. 器 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 器 appears as a character in 151 words.
  4. 器 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
器 => 㗊, 犬
Radical :
器 => 㗊 (N/A), 犬 (dog)
Graphical :
器 => 㗊, 人, 一, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qi4 - device/tool/utensil/CL:臺|台[tai2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 器 (qi4): The component 犬 is pronounced as 'quan3'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 器 (qi4): The component 㗊 is pronounced as 'ji2'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

兵器 
利器 
器 
机器 (機器)
机器人 (機器人)
武器 

Medium Frequency

便器 
传感器 (傳感器)
仪器 (儀器)
充电器 (充電器)
凶器 (兇器)
加湿器 (加濕器)
加速器 
吸尘器 (吸塵器)
器具 
器官 
器材 
器械 
器皿 
器重 
报警器 (報警器)
容器 
性器官 
感应器 (感應器)
探测器 (探測器)
扬声器 (揚聲器)
散热器 (散熱器)
暗器 
服务器 (服務器)
核武器 
乐器 (樂器)
净水器 (淨水器)
灭火器 (滅火器)
浏览器 (瀏覽器)
热水器 (熱水器)
玉器 
瓷器 
生殖器 
石器 
听诊器 (聽診器)
脏器 (臟器)
处理器 (處理器)
计算器 (計算器)
警报器 (警報器)
读卡器 (讀卡器)
变压器 (變壓器)
路由器 
过滤器 (過濾器)
遥控器 (遙控器)
阅读器 (閱讀器)
离合器 (離合器)
电器 (電器)
显示器 (顯示器)
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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