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:

宫

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Meta:

  1. 宫 is the 980th most frequent character.
  2. 宫 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 宫 appears as a character in 51 words.
  4. 宫 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
宫 => 宀, 吕
Radical :
宫 => 宀 (roof), 吕 (N/A)
Graphical :
宫 => 冖, 丶, 吕

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Gong1 - surname Gong
  2. gong1 - palace/temple/castration (as corporal punishment)/first note in pentatonic scale

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

大闹天宫 (大鬧天宮)
天宫 (天宮)
子宫 (子宮)
宫 (宮)
后宫 (後宮)
故宫 (故宮)
皇宫 (皇宮)

Medium Frequency

南宫 (南宮)
宫女 (宮女)
宫崎骏 (宮崎駿)
宫廷 (宮廷)
宫殿 (宮殿)
宫缩 (宮縮)
宫颈 (宮頸)
布达拉宫 (布達拉宮)
文化宫 (文化宮)
王宫 (王宮)
白宫 (白宮)
卢浮宫 (盧浮宮)
行宫 (行宮)
迷宫 (迷宮)
进宫 (進宮)
雍和宫 (雍和宮)
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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