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)

革

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Meta:

  1. 革 is the 521st most frequent character.
  2. 革 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 革 appears as a character in 22 words.
  4. 革 appears as a component in 65 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
革 => 廿, No glyph available
Radical :
革 => 革 (leather)
Graphical :
革 => 卄, 一, 口, 丨, 一, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ge2 - animal hide/leather/to reform/to remove/to expel (from office)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 革 (ge2): The component 革 is pronounced as 'ge2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

改革 
革命 

Medium Frequency

文革 
皮革 
变革 (變革)
革 
革新 
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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