哀

Meta:

  1. 哀 is the 1749th most frequent character.
  2. 哀 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 哀 appears as a character in 32 words.
  4. 哀 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
哀 => 衣, 口
Radical :
哀 => 衣 (clothes), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
哀 => 一, 丶, ㇒, ㇗, 冫, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Ai1 - Ai (c. 2000 BC), sixth of legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝[Yan2 di4] descended from Shennong 神農|神农[Shen2 nong2] Farmer God, also known as Li 釐|厘[Li2]
  2. ai1 - sorrow/grief/pity/to grieve for/to pity/to lament/to condole

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 哀 (ai1): The component 衣 is pronounced as 'yi4'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 哀 (ai1): The component 衣 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

悲哀 

Medium Frequency

哀 
哀伤 (哀傷)
哀叹 (哀嘆)
哀家 
哀怨 
哀悼 
哀愁 
哀求 
喜怒哀乐 (喜怒哀樂)
默哀 

Appears In:

哀 also appears in:

求

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Meta:

  1. 求 is the 312th most frequent character.
  2. 求 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 求 appears as a character in 73 words.
  4. 求 appears as a component in 10 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
求 => No glyph available, 氺
Radical :
求 => 𠂇 (left hand), 丶 (dot), 氺 (water)
Graphical :
求 => 𠂇, 丶, 亅, 丶, ㇀, 冫

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qiu2 - to seek/to look for/to request/to demand/to beseech

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

求 

Medium Frequency

奢求 
寻求 (尋求)
强求 (強求)
求助 
求婚 
求职 (求職)
求解 
祈求 
要求 
请求 (請求)
追求 
需求 
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.