吉

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  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)

林

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  1. 林 is the 364th most frequent character.
  2. 林 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 林 appears as a character in 132 words.
  4. 林 appears as a component in 33 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
林 => 木
Radical :
林 => 林 (N/A)
Graphical :
林 => 林

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Lin2 - surname Lin
  2. lin2 - woods/forest/CL:片[pian4]/circle(s) (i.e. specific group of people)/a collection (of similar things)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 林 (lin2): The component 林 is pronounced as 'lin2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

少林寺 
林 
林黛玉 
桂林 
森林 
武林 

Medium Frequency

克林顿 (克林頓)
凡士林 
丛林 (叢林)
吉林 
吉林市 
吉林省 
园林 (園林)
奥林匹克 (奧林匹克)
富兰克林 (富蘭克林)
少林 
布鲁克林 (布魯克林)
斯大林 
杏林 
林则徐 (林則徐)
林子 
林彪 
林心如 
林忆莲 (林憶蓮)
林木 
林立 
林肯 
林芝 
林青霞 
柏林 
格林 
梅林 
椰林 
榆林 
树林 (樹林)
玉林 
田林 
石林 
穆斯林 
竹林 
红树林 (紅樹林)
蔡依林 
阿司匹林 
雨林 
黑森林 

市

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  1. 市 is the 254th most frequent character.
  2. 市 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 市 appears as a character in 649 words.
  4. 市 appears as a component in 5 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
市 => 亠, 巾
Radical :
市 => 亠 (lid), 巾 (turban/scarf)
Graphical :
市 => 一, 丶, 冂, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shi4 - market/city/CL:個|个[ge4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

城市 
市区 (市區)
市场 (市場)
市民 
超市 

Medium Frequency

上市 
上海市 
佛山市 
利市 
副市长 (副市長)
北京市 
南京市 
南宁市 (南寧市)
吉林市 
夜市 
天津市 
宁波市 (寧波市)
市 
市中心 
市内 (市內)
市场价 (市場價)
市场化 (市場化)
市委 
市政 
市政府 
市政厅 (市政廳)
市长 (市長)
市面 
常州市 
厦门市 (廈門市)
广州市 (廣州市)
惠州市 
成都市 
早市 
杭州市 
东莞市 (東莞市)
楼市 (樓市)
武汉市 (武漢市)
沈阳市 (沈陽市)
深圳市 
温州市 (溫州市)
济南市 (濟南市)
无锡市 (無錫市)
牛市 
珠海市 
福州市 
股市 
菜市场 (菜市場)
苏州市 (蘇州市)
都市 
重庆市 (重慶市)
长春市 (長春市)
开市 (開市)
集市 
青岛市 (青島市)
闹市 (鬧市)

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市 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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