周

Meta:

  1. 周 is the 490th most frequent character.
  2. 周 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 周 appears as a character in 87 words.
  4. 周 appears as a component in 19 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
周 => 田, 口
Radical :
周 => 田 (field), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
周 => 冂, 一, 丨, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Zhou1 - surname Zhou/Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC)
  2. zhou1 - to make a circuit/to circle/circle/circumference/lap/cycle/complete/all/all over/thorough/to help financially
  3. zhou1 - week/weekly/variant of 周[zhou1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 周 (zhou1): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 周 (zhou1): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

周 
周围 (周圍)
周边 (周邊)
周末 (週末)

Medium Frequency

周杰伦 (周傑倫)
周易 
周岁 (周歲)
周渝民 
周瑜 
周身 
周遭 
四周 
周一 (週一)
周三 (週三)
周二 (週二)
周五 (週五)
周六 (週六)
周刊 (週刊)
周到 (週到)
周四 (週四)
周年 (週年)
周日 (週日)
周期 (週期)

圍

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Meta:

  1. 圍 is the 576th most frequent character.
  2. 圍 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 圍 appears as a character in 39 words.
  4. 圍 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
圍 => 囗, 韋
Radical :
圍 => 囗 (enclosure), 韋 (tanned leather)
Graphical :
圍 => 冂, 一, ㇆, 丿, 一, 口, 一, 丨, ㇗, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Wei2 - surname Wei
  2. wei2 - to encircle/to surround/all around/to wear by wrapping around (scarf, shawl)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 圍 (wei2): The component 囗 is pronounced as 'wei2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

周围 (周圍)
围脖 (圍脖)
围观 (圍觀)

Medium Frequency

入围 (入圍)
包围 (包圍)
围 (圍)
围巾 (圍巾)
围攻 (圍攻)
围绕 (圍繞)
氛围 (氛圍)
范围 (範圍)
胸围 (胸圍)
腰围 (腰圍)
臀围 (臀圍)
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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