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)

隆

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  1. 隆 is the 1398th most frequent character.
  2. 隆 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 隆 appears as a character in 39 words.
  4. 隆 appears as a component in 3 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
隆 => 阝, No glyph available
Radical :
隆 => 阝 (town), 夂 (go), 一 (one), 生 (life)
Graphical :
隆 => 丨, ㇌, ㇇, ㇏, ㇒, 一, 龶, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Long2 - surname Long/short for 吉隆坡[Ji2 long2 po1], Kuala Lumpur
  2. long1 - sound of drums
  3. long2 - grand/intense/prosperous/to swell/to bulge

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

兴隆 (興隆)
隆 
隆重 

Medium Frequency

乾隆 
克隆 
吉隆坡 
基隆 
生意兴隆 (生意興隆)
科隆 
轰隆 (轟隆)
隆冬 
隆胸 
隆起 
隆隆 

Appears In:

隆 also appears in:

坡

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  1. 坡 is the 1548th most frequent character.
  2. 坡 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 坡 appears as a character in 32 words.
  4. 坡 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
坡 => 土, 皮
Radical :
坡 => 土 (earth), 皮 (skin)
Graphical :
坡 => 一, 丨, 一, 丿, ㇆, 丨, ㇇, ㇏

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. po1 - slope/CL:個|个[ge4]/sloping/slanted

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 坡 (po1): The component 皮 is pronounced as 'pi2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

新加坡 

Medium Frequency

上坡 
下坡 
下坡路 
吉隆坡 
坡 
坡度 
山坡 
斜坡 
东坡 (東坡)
东坡肉 (東坡肉)
滑坡 
苏东坡 (蘇東坡)
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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