吴

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  1. 吴 is the 1133rd most frequent character.
  2. 吴 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 吴 appears as a character in 32 words.
  4. 吴 appears as a component in 10 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
吴 => 口, 天
Radical :
吴 => 口 (mouth), 一 (one), 大 (big)
Graphical :
吴 => 口, 一, 人, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Wu2 - surname Wu/area comprising southern Jiangsu, northern Zhejiang and Shanghai/name of states in Southern China at different historical periods

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

吴 (吳)
吴国 (吳國)
东吴 (東吳)

Medium Frequency

吴中区 (吳中區)
吴哥窟 (吳哥窟)
吴尊 (吳尊)
吴川 (吳川)
吴川市 (吳川市)
吴建豪 (吳建豪)
吴忠 (吳忠)
吴江 (吳江)
吴江市 (吳江市)
吴兴区 (吳興區)
吴越 (吳越)
吴镇宇 (吳鎮宇)

镇

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  1. 镇 is the 1000th most frequent character.
  2. 镇 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 镇 appears as a character in 55 words.
  4. 镇 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
镇 => 钅, 真
Radical :
镇 => 钅 (metal/gold), 十 (ten), 目 (eye), 一 (one), 八 (eight/divide)
Graphical :
镇 => 丿, 一, 乚, 二, 一, 丨, 口, 二, 一, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhen4 - composed/small town/to suppress/to press down/to guard/garrison/to cool or chill (food or drinks)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 镇 (zhen4): The component 真 is pronounced as 'zhen1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

城镇 (城鎮)
镇 (鎮)
镇定 (鎮定)

Medium Frequency

冰镇 (冰鎮)
吴镇宇 (吳鎮宇)
城镇化 (城鎮化)
市镇 (市鎮)
景德镇 (景德鎮)
村镇 (村鎮)
丰镇 (豐鎮)
乡镇 (鄉鎮)
重镇 (重鎮)
镇住 (鎮住)
镇区 (鎮區)
镇原 (鎮原)
镇压 (鎮壓)
镇守 (鎮守)
镇定剂 (鎮定劑)
镇巴 (鎮巴)
镇平 (鎮平)
镇江 (鎮江)
镇江市 (鎮江市)
镇海 (鎮海)
镇痛 (鎮痛)
镇远 (鎮遠)
镇长 (鎮長)
镇静 (鎮靜)
镇静剂 (鎮靜劑)
集镇 (集鎮)

宇

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Meta:

  1. 宇 is the 1154th most frequent character.
  2. 宇 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 宇 appears as a character in 18 words.
  4. 宇 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
宇 => 宀, 于
Radical :
宇 => 宀 (roof), 干 (dry), 亅 (hook)
Graphical :
宇 => 冖, 丶, 一, 一, 丨, 亅

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yu3 - room/universe

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 宇 (yu3): The component 于 is pronounced as 'yu2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

宇宙 

Medium Frequency

庙宇 (廟宇)

Appears In:

宇 also appears in:
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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