吃

Meta:

  1. 吃 is the 475th most frequent character.
  2. 吃 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 吃 appears as a character in 56 words.
  4. 吃 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
吃 => 口, 乞
Radical :
吃 => 口 (mouth), 丿 (bend), 一 (one), ㇠ (N/A)
Graphical :
吃 => 口, 丿, 一, ㇠

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. chi1 - to eat/to consume/to eat at (a cafeteria etc)/to eradicate/to destroy/to absorb/to suffer
  2. ji2 - stammer

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 吃 (chi1): The component 乞 is pronounced as 'qi3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 吃 (chi1): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 吃 (ji2): The component 乞 is pronounced as 'qi3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 吃 (ji2): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

吃 

Medium Frequency

吃完 
吃掉 
吃亏 (吃虧)
吃饭 (吃飯)
好吃 
小吃 

喝

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  1. 喝 is the 981st most frequent character.
  2. 喝 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 喝 appears as a character in 24 words.
  4. 喝 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
喝 => 口, 曷
Radical :
喝 => 口 (mouth), 曰 (say), 勹 (wrap), 人 (human), ㇗ (N/A)
Graphical :
喝 => 口, 口, 一, ㇆, ㇒, 人, ㇗

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. he1 - to drink/My goodness!
  2. he4 - to shout loudly

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 喝 (he1): The component 曷 is pronounced as 'he2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 喝 (he4): The component 曷 is pronounced as 'he2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

喝 

Medium Frequency

喝酒 

玩

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  1. 玩 is the 1070th most frequent character.
  2. 玩 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 玩 appears as a character in 40 words.
  4. 玩 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
玩 => 王, 元
Radical :
玩 => 王 (jade), 二 (two), 儿 (legs)
Graphical :
玩 => 一, 一, 丨, 一, 二, 丿, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. wan2 - toy/sth used for amusement/curio or antique (Taiwan pr. [wan4])/to play/to have fun/to trifle with/to keep sth for entertainment

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 玩 (wan2): The component 王 is pronounced as 'wang4'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 玩 (wan2): The component 王 is pronounced as 'wang2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

玩 
玩家 

Medium Frequency

好玩 
玩具 

乐

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  1. 乐 is the 619th most frequent character.
  2. 乐 has 4 dictionary entries.
  3. 乐 appears as a character in 157 words.
  4. 乐 appears as a component in 7 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
乐 => No glyph available, 小
Radical :
乐 => ㇒ (N/A), ㇗ (N/A), 小 (small)
Graphical :
乐 => ㇒, ㇗, 亅, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Le4 - surname Le
  2. Yue4 - surname Yue
  3. le4 - happy/laugh/cheerful
  4. yue4 - music

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

快乐 (快樂)
乐 (樂)
乐园 (樂園)
音乐 (音樂)

Medium Frequency

不亦乐乎 (不亦樂乎)
享乐 (享樂)
俱乐部 (俱樂部)
可口可乐 (可口可樂)
可乐 (可樂)
吃喝玩乐 (吃喝玩樂)
喜怒哀乐 (喜怒哀樂)
喜乐 (喜樂)
娱乐 (娛樂)
家乐福 (家樂福)
快快乐乐 (快快樂樂)
乐事 (樂事)
乐善好施 (樂善好施)
乐器 (樂器)
乐团 (樂團)
乐意 (樂意)
乐于助人 (樂於助人)
乐观 (樂觀)
乐趣 (樂趣)
乐队 (樂隊)
欢乐 (歡樂)
玩乐 (玩樂)
百事可乐 (百事可樂)
音乐会 (音樂會)

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乐 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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