吉

Meta:

  1. 吉 is the 854th most frequent character.
  2. 吉 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 吉 appears as a character in 86 words.
  4. 吉 appears as a component in 19 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
吉 => 士, 口
Radical :
吉 => 士 (scholar), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
吉 => 一, 丨, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Ji2 - surname Ji/abbr. for Jilin Province 吉林省[Ji2 lin2 sheng3]
  2. ji2 - lucky/giga- (meaning billion or 10^9)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 吉 (ji2): The component 士 is pronounced as 'shi4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

吉祥 
大吉 
大吉大利 

Medium Frequency

吉 
吉他 
吉利 
吉林 
吉祥物 
吉隆坡 
万事大吉 (萬事大吉)

他

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Meta:

  1. 他 is the 10th most frequent character.
  2. 他 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 他 appears as a character in 19 words.
  4. 他 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
他 => 亻, 也
Radical :
他 => 亻 (human), 乚 (second), ㇆ (N/A), 丨 (line)
Graphical :
他 => ㇒, 丨, 乚, ㇆, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ta1 - he or him/(used for either sex when the sex is unknown or unimportant)/(used before sb's name for emphasis)/(used as a meaningless mock object)/other/another

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 他 (ta1): The component 乚 is pronounced as 'ya4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

他 

Medium Frequency

他人 
他们 (他們)
其他 
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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