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)

北

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Meta:

  1. 北 is the 315th most frequent character.
  2. 北 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 北 appears as a character in 143 words.
  4. 北 appears as a component in 15 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
北 => 匕
Radical :
北 => 北 (N/A)
Graphical :
北 => 北

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bei3 - north/to be defeated (classical)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 北 (bei3): The component 匕 is pronounced as 'bi3'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 北 (bei3): The component 北 is pronounced as 'bei3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

北 
北京 

Medium Frequency

北京人 
北京市 
北国 (北國)
北大 
北平 
北爱 (北愛)
北斗 
北方 
北极 (北極)
北极熊 (北極熊)
北欧 (北歐)
北海 
北海道 
北美 
北部 
北门 (北門)
北非 
南北 
台北 
天南地北 
东北 (東北)
东北亚 (東北亞)
江北 
河北 
河北省 
湖北 
湖北省 
华北 (華北)
西北 
西北部 
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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