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)

易

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Meta:

  1. 易 is the 461st most frequent character.
  2. 易 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 易 appears as a character in 49 words.
  4. 易 appears as a component in 13 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
易 => 日, 勿
Radical :
易 => 日 (sun/day), 勹 (wrap), No glyph available
Graphical :
易 => 口, 一, ㇆, ㇒, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Yi4 - surname Yi
  2. yi4 - easy/amiable/to change/to exchange

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 易 (yi4): The component 日 is pronounced as 'ri4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

容易 
易 

Medium Frequency

交易 
交易所 
交易日 
周易 
好不容易 
简易 (簡易)
网易 (網易)
贸易 (貿易)
路易威登 
轻易 (輕易)
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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