后

Meta:

  1. 后 is the 48th most frequent character.
  2. 后 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 后 appears as a character in 174 words.
  4. 后 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
后 => ⺁, 𠮛
Radical :
后 => ⺁ (cliff), 一 (one), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
后 => 丿, ㇒, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Hou4 - surname Hou
  2. hou4 - empress/queen
  3. hou4 - back/behind/rear/afterwards/after/later

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 后 (hou4): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

之后 (之後)
以后 (以後)
后 
最后 (最後)
然后 (然後)

Medium Frequency

事后 (事後)
今后 (今後)
先后 (先後)
前后 (前後)
午后 (午後)
天后 
幕后 (幕後)
往后 (往後)
后代 (後代)
后来 (後來)
后台 (後台)
后天 (後天)
后宫 (後宮)
后年 (後年)
后悔 (後悔)
后期 (後期)
后果 (後果)
后者 (後者)
后卫 (後衛)
后退 (後退)
后遗症 (後遺症)
后面 (後面)
日后 (日後)
皇后 
背后 (背後)
落后 (落後)
身后 (身後)
过后 (過後)
酒后 (酒後)
随后 (隨後)

Appears In:

后 also appears in:

卫

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Meta:

  1. 卫 is the 668th most frequent character.
  2. 卫 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 卫 appears as a character in 56 words.
  4. 卫 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
卫 => No glyph available, 一
Radical :
卫 => ㇆ (N/A), 丨 (line), 一 (one)
Graphical :
卫 => ㇆, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Wei4 - surname Wei/vassal state during the Zhou Dynasty (1066-221 BC), located in present day Henan and Hebei Provinces
  2. wei4 - to guard/to protect/to defend/abbr. for 衛生|卫生, hygiene/health/abbr. for 衛生間|卫生间, toilet

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

保卫 (保衛)
卫 (衛)
卫生 (衛生)
卫视 (衛視)

Medium Frequency

中卫 (中衛)
前卫 (前衛)
大卫 (大衛)
守卫 (守衛)
后卫 (後衛)
捍卫 (捍衛)
精卫 (精衛)
自卫 (自衛)
卫冕 (衛冕)
卫士 (衛士)
卫星 (衛星)
卫浴 (衛浴)
卫生巾 (衛生巾)
卫生纸 (衛生紙)
卫生部 (衛生部)
卫生间 (衛生間)
警卫 (警衛)
护卫 (護衛)
门卫 (門衛)
防卫 (防衛)
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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