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)

靠

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Meta:

  1. 靠 is the 806th most frequent character.
  2. 靠 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 靠 appears as a character in 24 words.
  4. 靠 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
靠 => ⺧, 啡
Radical :
靠 => ⺧ (cow), 口 (mouth), 非 (wrong)
Graphical :
靠 => ⺧, 口, 非

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. kao4 - to lean against or on/to stand by the side of/to come near to/to depend or rely on/to trust/to fuck (vulgar)/traditional military costume drama where the performers wear armor (old)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 靠 (kao4): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

靠 

Medium Frequency

依靠 
可靠 
靠谱 (靠譜)
靠近 
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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