商

Meta:

  1. 商 is the 402nd most frequent character.
  2. 商 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 商 appears as a character in 109 words.
  4. 商 appears as a component in 3 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
商 => No glyph available, 冏
Radical :
商 => 亠 (lid), 丷 (eight/divide), 冂 (upside down box), 八 (eight/divide), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
商 => 一, 丶, 丷, 冂, 八, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Shang1 - the Shang dynasty, 16th to 11th century BC
  2. shang1 - commerce/to consult/quotient/2nd note in pentatonic scale

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

商务 (商務)
商品 
商城 
商场 (商場)
商业 (商業)
情商 
智商 

Medium Frequency

代理商 
供应商 (供應商)
券商 
协商 (協商)
台商 
商 
商丘 
商人 
商务部 (商務部)
商报 (商報)
商女 
商学院 (商學院)
商家 
商店 
商户 (商戶)
商会 (商會)
商业化 (商業化)
商标 (商標)
商机 (商機)
商界 
商铺 (商舖)
商贸 (商貿)
商量 
奸商 
工商 
厂商 (廠商)
批发商 (批發商)
招商 
经商 (經商)
经销商 (經銷商)
制造商 (製造商)
运营商 (運營商)
开发商 (開發商)

Appears In:

商 also appears in:

城

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Meta:

  1. 城 is the 413th most frequent character.
  2. 城 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 城 appears as a character in 260 words.
  4. 城 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
城 => 土, 成
Radical :
城 => 土 (earth), 一 (one), 丿 (bend), ㇆ (N/A), 戈 (spear)
Graphical :
城 => 一, 丨, 一, 一, 丿, ㇆, 戈

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. cheng2 - city walls/city/town/CL:座[zuo4],道[dao4],個|个[ge4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 城 (cheng2): The component 成 is pronounced as 'cheng2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

城 
城市 

Medium Frequency

京城 
倾城 (傾城)
全城 
古城 
商城 
围城 (圍城)
城区 (城區)
城堡 
城府 
城墙 (城牆)
城管 
城乡 (城鄉)
城镇 (城鎮)
增城 
攻城 
新城 
曼城 
东城 (東城)
东城区 (東城區)
满城 (滿城)
省城 
禅城区 (禪城區)
县城 (縣城)
西城区 (西城區)
费城 (費城)
进城 (進城)
达坂城 (達坂城)
长城 (長城)
双城 (雙城)
韩城 (韓城)
龙城 (龍城)
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.