名

Meta:

  1. 名 is the 203rd most frequent character.
  2. 名 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 名 appears as a character in 200 words.
  4. 名 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
名 => 夕, 口
Radical :
名 => 夕 (evening/unset), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
名 => 夕, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ming2 - name/noun (part of speech)/place (e.g. among winners)/famous/classifier for people

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

名 
名字 
成名 
排名 

Medium Frequency

出名 
取名 
名人 
名利 
名叫 
名单 (名單)
名将 (名將)
名片 
名牌 
名状 (名狀)
名称 (名稱)
名义 (名義)
名言 
名词 (名詞)
命名 
报名 (報名)
姓名 
实名制 (實名制)
提名 
改名 
更名 
有名 
无名指 (無名指)
知名 
签名 (簽名)
茂名 
莫名 
莫名其妙 
著名 
点名 (點名)

Appears In:

名 also appears in:

副

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Meta:

  1. 副 is the 763rd most frequent character.
  2. 副 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 副 appears as a character in 32 words.
  4. 副 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
副 => 畐, 刂
Radical :
副 => 一 (one), 口 (mouth), 田 (field), 刂 (knife)
Graphical :
副 => 一, 口, 冂, 一, 丨, 一, 亅, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. fu4 - secondary/auxiliary/deputy/assistant/vice-/abbr. for 副詞|副词 adverb/classifier for pairs, sets of things & facial expressions

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 副 (fu4): The component 畐 is pronounced as 'fu2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

副 

Medium Frequency

副主任 
副主席 
副作用 
副市长 (副市長)
副书记 (副書記)
副本 
副校长 (副校長)
副业 (副業)
副总裁 (副總裁)
副部长 (副部長)
副院长 (副院長)
名副其实 (名副其實)

其

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Meta:

  1. 其 is the 85th most frequent character.
  2. 其 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 其 appears as a character in 65 words.
  4. 其 appears as a component in 20 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
其 => 甘, No glyph available
Radical :
其 => 甘 (sweet), 一 (one), 八 (eight/divide)
Graphical :
其 => 艹, 二, 一, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qi2 - his/her/its/theirs/that/such/it (refers to sth preceding it)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 其 (qi2): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

其 
其他 
其实 (其實)

Medium Frequency

其中 
其它 
其次 
其余 (其餘)
尤其 
尤其是 
极其 (極其)
莫名其妙 
顺其自然 (順其自然)

实

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Meta:

  1. 实 is the 100th most frequent character.
  2. 实 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 实 appears as a character in 130 words.
  4. 实 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
实 => 宀, 头
Radical :
实 => 宀 (roof), 大 (big), ⺀ (dot)
Graphical :
实 => 冖, 丶, 人, 一, ⺀

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shi2 - real/true/honest/really/solid/fruit/seed/definitely

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

事实 (事實)
其实 (其實)
实力 (實力)
实在 (實在)
实现 (實現)
现实 (現實)
真实 (真實)
确实 (確實)

Medium Frequency

不切实际 (不切實際)
充实 (充實)
务实 (務實)
厚实 (厚實)
名副其实 (名副其實)
实 (實)
实名制 (實名制)
实惠 (實惠)
实拍 (實拍)
实施 (實施)
实时 (實時)
实况 (實況)
实物 (實物)
实用 (實用)
实习 (實習)
实行 (實行)
实话 (實話)
实质 (實質)
实践 (實踐)
实际 (實際)
实际上 (實際上)
实验 (實驗)
实验室 (實驗室)
实体 (實體)
忠实 (忠實)
果实 (果實)
朴实 (樸實)
结实 (結實)
老实 (老實)
脚踏实地 (腳踏實地)
落实 (落實)
着实 (著實)
诚实 (誠實)
证实 (證實)
踏实 (踏實)
踏踏实实 (踏踏實實)
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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