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)

黑

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Meta:

  1. 黑 is the 519th most frequent character.
  2. 黑 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 黑 appears as a character in 87 words.
  4. 黑 appears as a component in 24 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
黑 => No glyph available, 灬
Radical :
黑 => 黑 (black)
Graphical :
黑 => 口, 丨, 丷, 一, 丨, 一, 灬

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Hei1 - abbr. for Heilongjiang province 黑龍江|黑龙江[Hei1 long2 jiang1]
  2. hei1 - black/dark/(loanword) to hack

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 黑 (hei1): The component 灬 is pronounced as 'huo3'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 黑 (hei1): The component 黑 is pronounced as 'hei1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

黑 
黑暗 
黑色 

Medium Frequency

摸黑 
漆黑 
黑人 
黑夜 
黑客 
黑幕 
黑帮 (黑幫)
黑心 
黑木耳 
黑板 
黑白 
黑社会 (黑社會)
黑色素 
黑芝麻 
黑莓 
黑龙江 (黑龍江)
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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