唱

Meta:

  1. 唱 is the 1250th most frequent character.
  2. 唱 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 唱 appears as a character in 43 words.
  4. 唱 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
唱 => 口, 昌
Radical :
唱 => 口 (mouth), 昌 (N/A)
Graphical :
唱 => 口, 昌

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. chang4 - to sing/to call loudly/to chant

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 唱 (chang4): The component 昌 is pronounced as 'chang1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

唱 
唱歌 

Medium Frequency

假唱 
合唱 
合唱团 (合唱團)
唱片 
歌唱 
演唱 
演唱会 (演唱會)
翻唱 

反

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Meta:

  1. 反 is the 237th most frequent character.
  2. 反 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 反 appears as a character in 133 words.
  4. 反 appears as a component in 16 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
反 => ⺁, 又
Radical :
反 => ⺁ (cliff), 又 (right hand)
Graphical :
反 => 丿, ㇒, ㇇, ㇏

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. fan3 - contrary/in reverse/inside-out or upside-down/to reverse/to return/to oppose/opposite/against/anti-/to rebel/to use analogy/instead/abbr. for 反切 phonetic system

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

反应 (反應)
反正 

Medium Frequency

反 
反之 
反倒 
反光 
反反复复 (反反復復)
反问 (反問)
反射 
反对 (反對)
反差 
反常 
反弹 (反彈)
反复 (反復)
反思 
反悔 
反感 
反抗 
反击 (反擊)
反映 
反省 
反而 
反胃 
反腐 
反转 (反轉)
反锁 (反鎖)
反面 
反馈 (反饋)
反驳 (反駁)
相反 
义无反顾 (義無反顧)
辗转反侧 (輾轉反側)
造反 
违反 (違反)

调

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Meta:

  1. 调 is the 400th most frequent character.
  2. 调 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 调 appears as a character in 118 words.
  4. 调 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
调 => 讠, 周
Radical :
调 => 讠 (speech), 田 (field), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
调 => ㇊, 丶, 冂, 一, 丨, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. diao4 - to transfer/to move (troops or cadres)/to investigate/to enquire into/accent/view/argument/key (in music)/mode (music)/tune/tone/melody
  2. tiao2 - to harmonize/to reconcile/to blend/to suit well/to season (food)/to provoke/to incite

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 调 (tiao2): The component 田 is pronounced as 'tian2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

低调 (低調)
强调 (強調)
情调 (情調)
空调 (空調)
蓝调 (藍調)
调 (調)
调味 (調味)
调戏 (調戲)
调整 (調整)
调料 (調料)
调查 (調查)
调皮 (調皮)
调节 (調節)
高调 (高調)

Medium Frequency

上调 (上調)
下调 (下調)
协调 (協調)
唱反调 (唱反調)
单调 (單調)
基调 (基調)
失调 (失調)
小调 (小調)
搭调 (搭調)
曲调 (曲調)
格调 (格調)
步调 (步調)
烹调 (烹調)
声调 (聲調)
腔调 (腔調)
色调 (色調)
语调 (語調)
调侃 (調侃)
调入 (調入)
调制 (調制)
调剂 (調劑)
调动 (調動)
调匀 (調勻)
调味品 (調味品)
调味料 (調味料)
调和 (調和)
调子 (調子)
调度 (調度)
调情 (調情)
调控 (調控)
调换 (調換)
调教 (調教)
调理 (調理)
调研 (調研)
调色 (調色)
调解 (調解)
调试 (調試)
调配 (調配)
调头 (調頭)
调频 (調頻)
调养 (調養)
跑调 (跑調)
音调 (音調)
风调雨顺 (風調雨順)
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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