可

Meta:

  1. 可 is the 30th most frequent character.
  2. 可 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 可 appears as a character in 155 words.
  4. 可 appears as a component in 25 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
可 => 丁, 口
Radical :
可 => 一 (one), 亅 (hook), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
可 => 一, 亅, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ke3 - can/may/able to/to approve/to permit/to suit/(particle used for emphasis) certainly/very
  2. ke4 - see 可汗[ke4 han2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 可 (ke3): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 可 (ke4): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

可 
可以 
可是 
可能 

Medium Frequency

可怕 
可悲 
可惜 
可恶 (可惡)
可爱 (可愛)
可怜 (可憐)
可乐 (可樂)
宁可 (寧可)
无懈可击 (無懈可擊)

爱

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Meta:

  1. 爱 is the 394th most frequent character.
  2. 爱 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 爱 appears as a character in 109 words.
  4. 爱 appears as a component in 4 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
爱 => No glyph available, 友
Radical :
爱 => 爫 (claw/talon), 冖 (cover), 𠂇 (left hand), 又 (right hand)
Graphical :
爱 => 爫, 冖, 𠂇, ㇇, ㇏

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ai4 - to love/affection/to be fond of/to like

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 爱 (ai4): The component 冖 is pronounced as 'mi4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

可爱 (可愛)
爱 (愛)
爱情 (愛情)
亲爱 (親愛)

Medium Frequency

北爱 (北愛)
喜爱 (喜愛)
心爱 (心愛)
爱上 (愛上)
爱人 (愛人)
爱好 (愛好)
爱好者 (愛好者)
爱德华 (愛德華)
爱心 (愛心)
爱恋 (愛戀)
爱美 (愛美)
爱护 (愛護)
恋爱 (戀愛)
挚爱 (摯愛)
深爱 (深愛)
热爱 (熱愛)
疼爱 (疼愛)
相爱 (相愛)
真爱 (真愛)
谈恋爱 (談戀愛)
关爱 (關愛)

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爱 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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