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)

莊

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Meta:

  1. 莊 is the 1022nd most frequent character.
  2. 莊 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 莊 appears as a character in 32 words.
  4. 莊 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
莊 => 艹, 壯
Radical :
莊 => 艹 (grass), 爿 (split wood), 士 (scholar)
Graphical :
莊 => 艹, 爿, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Zhuang1 - surname Zhuang
  2. zhuang1 - farmstead/village/manor/place of business/banker (in a gambling game)/grave or solemn/holdings of a landlord in Imperial China

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 莊 (zhuang1): The component 壯 is pronounced as 'zhuang4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

山庄 (山莊)
村庄 (村莊)
石家庄 (石家莊)
庄园 (莊園)

Medium Frequency

南庄 (南莊)
周庄 (周莊)
枣庄 (棗莊)
石家庄市 (石家莊市)
端庄 (端莊)
老庄 (老莊)
台儿庄 (臺兒莊)
庄 (莊)
庄严 (莊嚴)
庄子 (莊子)
庄家 (莊家)
庄稼 (莊稼)
庄稼汉 (莊稼漢)
庄重 (莊重)
农庄 (農莊)
酒庄 (酒莊)
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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