台

Meta:

  1. 台 is the 388th most frequent character.
  2. 台 has 6 dictionary entries.
  3. 台 appears as a character in 157 words.
  4. 台 appears as a component in 26 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
台 => 厶, 口
Radical :
台 => 厶 (private), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
台 => ㇛, 丶, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Tai2 - Taiwan (abbr.)/surname Tai
  2. tai2 - (classical) you (in letters)/platform
  3. tai2 - desk/platform
  4. Tai2 - Taiwan (abbr.)
  5. tai2 - platform/stage/terrace/stand/support/desk/station/broadcasting station/classifier for vehicles or machines
  6. tai2 - typhoon

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

台 
台湾 (台灣)
平台 (平臺)
舞台 (舞臺)

Medium Frequency

上台 
下台 (下臺)
出台 (出臺)
前台 (前臺)
台下 
台中 
台北 
台山 
台州 
台式 
台球 
台词 (台詞)
吧台 
天台 
展台 (展臺)
后台 (後台)
打擂台 (打擂臺)
擂台 (擂臺)
楼台 (樓臺)
台灯 (檯燈)
柜台 (櫃檯)
气象台 (氣象台)
烟台 (煙台)
看台 
窗台 (窗臺)
站台 
台上 (臺上)
台子 (臺子)
台独 (臺獨)
台阶 (臺階)
台面 (臺面)
台风 (臺風)
茅台 (茅臺)
茅台酒 (茅臺酒)
丰台区 (豐台區)
转台 (轉台)
邢台 
开台 (開臺)
阳台 (陽臺)
电台 (電臺)
电视台 (電視臺)
露台 (露臺)

儿

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Meta:

  1. 儿 is the 192nd most frequent character.
  2. 儿 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 儿 appears as a character in 233 words.
  4. 儿 appears as a component in 227 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
儿 => 丿, 乚
Radical :
儿 => 儿 (legs)
Graphical :
儿 => 丿, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. er2 - son
  2. r5 - non-syllabic diminutive suffix/retroflex final

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 儿 (er2): The component 儿 is pronounced as 'er2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 儿 (r5): The component 儿 is pronounced as 'r5'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

一会儿 (一會兒)
事儿 (事兒)
人儿 (人兒)
今儿 (今兒)
儿 (兒)
儿女 (兒女)
儿子 (兒子)
儿童 (兒童)
劲儿 (勁兒)
味儿 (味兒)
哪儿 (哪兒)
女儿 (女兒)
婴儿 (嬰兒)
宝贝儿 (寶貝兒)
幼儿园 (幼兒園)
明儿 (明兒)
有点儿 (有點兒)
玩儿 (玩兒)
男儿 (男兒)
花儿 (花兒)
这儿 (這兒)
那儿 (那兒)
香奈儿 (香奈兒)
鸟儿 (鳥兒)
点儿 (點兒)

Medium Frequency

一块儿 (一塊兒)
一点儿 (一點兒)
乞儿 (乞兒)
份儿 (份兒)
个儿 (個兒)
倍儿 (倍兒)
光棍儿 (光棍兒)
儿媳 (兒媳)
儿媳妇 (兒媳婦)
儿孙 (兒孫)
儿歌 (兒歌)
儿科 (兒科)
名儿 (名兒)
哥们儿 (哥們兒)
哥儿 (哥兒)
坎儿 (坎兒)
压根儿 (壓根兒)
大伙儿 (大伙兒)
天儿 (天兒)
女儿红 (女兒紅)
女孩儿 (女孩兒)
好玩儿 (好玩兒)
妻儿 (妻兒)
娃儿 (娃兒)
媳妇儿 (媳婦兒)
婴儿车 (嬰兒車)
婴幼儿 (嬰幼兒)
孤儿 (孤兒)
孤儿院 (孤兒院)
孩儿 (孩兒)
容祖儿 (容祖兒)
宠儿 (寵兒)
小儿 (小兒)
小孩儿 (小孩兒)
少儿 (少兒)
差点儿 (差點兒)
幸运儿 (幸運兒)
干活儿 (幹活兒)
幼儿 (幼兒)
待会儿 (待會兒)
快点儿 (快點兒)
患儿 (患兒)
托儿 (托兒)
摊儿 (攤兒)
新生儿 (新生兒)
模特儿 (模特兒)
歌儿 (歌兒)
没事儿 (沒事兒)
活儿 (活兒)
混血儿 (混血兒)
爷们儿 (爺們兒)
片儿 (片兒)
猴儿 (猴兒)
玩意儿 (玩意兒)
生儿育女 (生兒育女)
男孩儿 (男孩兒)
皮儿 (皮兒)
老头儿 (老頭兒)
胎儿 (胎兒)
自个儿 (自個兒)
猫儿 (貓兒)
边儿 (邊兒)
面儿 (面兒)
头儿 (頭兒)
馅儿 (餡兒)

庄

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Meta:

  1. 庄 is the 1022nd most frequent character.
  2. 庄 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 庄 appears as a character in 32 words.
  4. 庄 appears as a component in 4 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
庄 => 广, 土
Radical :
庄 => 广 (house on cliff), 土 (earth)
Graphical :
庄 => 厂, 丶, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhuang1 - variant of 莊
  2. Zhuang1 - surname Zhuang
  3. zhuang1 - farmstead/village/manor/place of business/banker (in a gambling game)/grave or solemn/holdings of a landlord in Imperial China

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 庄 (zhuang1): The component 广 is pronounced as 'guang3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

山庄 (山莊)
村庄 (村莊)
石家庄 (石家莊)
庄园 (莊園)

Medium Frequency

南庄 (南莊)
周庄 (周莊)
庄 
枣庄 (棗莊)
石家庄市 (石家莊市)
端庄 (端莊)
老庄 (老莊)
台儿庄 (臺兒莊)
庄严 (莊嚴)
庄子 (莊子)
庄家 (莊家)
庄稼 (莊稼)
庄稼汉 (莊稼漢)
庄重 (莊重)
农庄 (農莊)
酒庄 (酒莊)

Appears In:

庄 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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