同

Meta:

  1. 同 is the 69th most frequent character.
  2. 同 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 同 appears as a character in 148 words.
  4. 同 appears as a component in 20 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
同 => 冂, 𠮛
Radical :
同 => 冂 (upside down box), 一 (one), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
同 => 冂, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. tong2 - like/same/similar/together/alike/with
  2. tong4 - see 衚衕|胡同[hu2 tong4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

不同 
共同 
同 
同事 
同学 (同學)
同时 (同時)
同样 (同樣)

Medium Frequency

一同 
共同点 (共同點)
合同 
同仁 
同伴 
同居 
同志 
同性 
同性恋 (同性戀)
同情 
同意 
同感 
同桌 
同步 
同盟 
同胞 
同行 
同道 
同龄 (同齡)
大同 
如同 
志同道合 
感同身受 
相同 
胡同 
与众不同 (與眾不同)
认同 (認同)
赞同 (讚同)
陪同 
党同伐异 (黨同伐異)

居

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Meta:

  1. 居 is the 677th most frequent character.
  2. 居 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 居 appears as a character in 78 words.
  4. 居 appears as a component in 10 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
居 => 尸, 古
Radical :
居 => 尸 (corpse), 十 (ten), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
居 => 丨, 匚, 一, 丨, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Ju1 - surname Ju
  2. ji1 - (archaic) sentence-final particle expressing a doubting attitude
  3. ju1 - to reside/to be (in a certain position)/to store up/to be at a standstill/residence/house/restaurant/classifier for bedrooms

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 居 (ji1): The component 尸 is pronounced as 'shi1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 居 (ji1): The component 十 is pronounced as 'shi2'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 居 (ju1): The component 古 is pronounced as 'gu3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

居然 

Medium Frequency

同居 
家居 
居 
居住 
居室 
居家 
居民 
张居正 (張居正)
故居 
蜗居 (蝸居)
邻居 (鄰居)
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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