合

Meta:

  1. 合 is the 171st most frequent character.
  2. 合 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 合 appears as a character in 202 words.
  4. 合 appears as a component in 26 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
合 => 亼, 口
Radical :
合 => 人 (human), 一 (one), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
合 => 人, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ge3 - 100 ml/one-tenth of a peck/measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth of sheng 升 or liter, or one-hundredth dou 斗
  2. he2 - to close/to join/to fit/to be equal to/whole/together/round (in battle)/conjunction (astronomy)/1st note of pentatonic scale/old variant of 盒[he2]
  3. he2 - variant of 合[he2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

合 
合不拢嘴 (合不攏嘴)
合作 
合家 
合影 
合照 
合理 
合适 (合適)
回合 
志同道合 
符合 
组合 (組合)
结合 (結合)
综合 (綜合)
综合症 (綜合症)
适合 (適合)
配合 

Medium Frequency

切合 
化合物 
合一 
合并 (合並)
合伙 
合力 
合同 
合唱 
合唱团 (合唱團)
合奏 
合家欢 (合家歡)
合成 
合拍 
合格 
合法 
合眼 
合租 
合约 (合約)
合群 
合肥 
合脚 (合腳)
合计 (合計)
合资 (合資)
合身 
合辑 (合輯)
合金 
合集 
吻合 
四合院 
场合 (場合)
契合 
巧合 
复合 (復合)
悲欢离合 (悲歡離合)
愈合 
折合 
撮合 
整合 
混合 
混合物 
凑合 (湊合)
百合 
百合花 
磨合 
综合征 (綜合徵)
综合性 (綜合性)
联合 (聯合)
联合国 (聯合國)
联合会 (聯合會)
融合 
贴合 (貼合)
迎合 
集合 
离合 (離合)

不

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Meta:

  1. 不 is the 4th most frequent character.
  2. 不 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 不 appears as a character in 752 words.
  4. 不 appears as a component in 13 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
不 => 丆, 卜
Radical :
不 => 一 (one), 丿 (bend), 卜 (divination)
Graphical :
不 => 一, 丿, 丨, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bu4 - (negative prefix)/not/no

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 不 (bu4): The component 卜 is pronounced as 'bo5'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 不 (bu4): The component 卜 is pronounced as 'bu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

不 

Medium Frequency

不久 
不但 
不仅 (不僅)
不到 
不同 
不堪 
不如 
不妨 
不安 
不少 
不已 
不幸 
不得不 
不得了 
不愧 
不舍 (不捨)
不断 (不斷)
不时 (不時)
不止 
不渝 
不满 (不滿)
不为人知 (不為人知)
不然 
不爽 
不理 
不用 
不知不觉 (不知不覺)
不知所措 
不禁 
不管 
不至于 (不至於)
不良 
不见 (不見)
不许 (不許)
不论 (不論)
不足 
不过 (不過)
不错 (不錯)
并不 (並不)
了不起 
只不过 (只不過)
合不拢嘴 (合不攏嘴)
吕不韦 (呂不韋)
好不容易 
对不起 (對不起)
差不多 
怪不得 
意想不到 
与众不同 (與眾不同)
说不定 (說不定)

拢

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Meta:

  1. 拢 is the 2369th most frequent character.
  2. 拢 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 拢 appears as a character in 8 words.
  4. 拢 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
拢 => 扌, 龙
Radical :
拢 => 扌 (hand), 龙 (dragon)
Graphical :
拢 => 亅, 二, 𠂇, 丶, 乚, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. long3 - to gather together/to collect/to approach/to draw near to/to add/to sum up/to comb (hair)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 拢 (long3): The component 龙 is pronounced as 'long2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

合不拢嘴 (合不攏嘴)

Medium Frequency

拢 (攏)
聚拢 (聚攏)
靠拢 (靠攏)

嘴

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Meta:

  1. 嘴 is the 1008th most frequent character.
  2. 嘴 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 嘴 appears as a character in 58 words.
  4. 嘴 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
嘴 => 口, 觜
Radical :
嘴 => 口 (mouth), 止 (stop), 匕 (spoon), 角 (horn)
Graphical :
嘴 => 口, 丨, 一, 丨, 一, 乚, ㇒, ⺈, 冂, 二, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zui3 - mouth/beak/nozzle/spout (of teapot etc)/CL:張|张[zhang1],個|个[ge4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 嘴 (zui3): The component 觜 is pronounced as 'zi1'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 嘴 (zui3): The component 觜 is pronounced as 'zui3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

嘴 
嘴巴 

Medium Frequency

合不拢嘴 (合不攏嘴)
咧嘴 
嘴唇 
嘴脸 (嘴臉)
嘴里 (嘴裡)
嘴馋 (嘴饞)
奶嘴 
闭嘴 (閉嘴)
顶嘴 (頂嘴)
馋嘴 (饞嘴)
斗嘴 (鬥嘴)
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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