命

Meta:

  1. 命 is the 258th most frequent character.
  2. 命 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 命 appears as a character in 95 words.
  4. 命 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
命 => 亼, 叩
Radical :
命 => 人 (human), 一 (one), 口 (mouth), 卩 (seal)
Graphical :
命 => 人, 一, 口, 丨, ㇆

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ming4 - life/fate/order or command/to assign a name, title etc

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

命 
命运 (命運)
生命 
革命 

Medium Frequency

人命 
使命 
偿命 (償命)
命中 
命令 
命名 
命题 (命題)
寿命 (壽命)
天命 
宿命 
拼命 
救命 
死命 
生命力 
相依为命 (相依為命)
算命 
维他命 (維他命)
致命 
苦命 
要命 
认命 (認命)

名

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Meta:

  1. 名 is the 203rd most frequent character.
  2. 名 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 名 appears as a character in 200 words.
  4. 名 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
名 => 夕, 口
Radical :
名 => 夕 (evening/unset), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
名 => 夕, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ming2 - name/noun (part of speech)/place (e.g. among winners)/famous/classifier for people

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

名 
名字 
成名 
排名 

Medium Frequency

出名 
取名 
名人 
名利 
名叫 
名单 (名單)
名将 (名將)
名片 
名牌 
名状 (名狀)
名称 (名稱)
名义 (名義)
名言 
名词 (名詞)
命名 
报名 (報名)
姓名 
实名制 (實名制)
提名 
改名 
更名 
有名 
无名指 (無名指)
知名 
签名 (簽名)
茂名 
莫名 
莫名其妙 
著名 
点名 (點名)

Appears In:

名 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.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.