回

Meta:

  1. 回 is the 172nd most frequent character.
  2. 回 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 回 appears as a character in 129 words.
  4. 回 appears as a component in 40 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
回 => 囗
Radical :
回 => 回 (N/A)
Graphical :
回 => 回

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. hui2 - to circle/to go back/to turn around/to answer/to return/to revolve/Hui ethnic group (Chinese Muslims)/time/classifier for acts of a play/section or chapter (of a classic book)
  2. hui2 - to curve/to return/to revolve

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 回 (hui2): The component 回 is pronounced as 'hui2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

回 
回来 (回來)
回到 
回家 
回忆 (回憶)

Medium Frequency

来回 (來回)
回事 
回去 
回合 
回味 
回国 (回國)
回报 (回報)
回复 (回復)
回想 
回应 (回應)
回归 (回歸)
回眸 
回答 
回访 (回訪)
回头 (回頭)
回顾 (回顧)
回馈 (回饋)
回首 
带回 (帶回)
怎么回事 (怎麼回事)
找回 
挽回 
轮回 (輪回)

首

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Meta:

  1. 首 is the 481st most frequent character.
  2. 首 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 首 appears as a character in 71 words.
  4. 首 appears as a component in 5 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
首 => 䒑, 自
Radical :
首 => 首 (head)
Graphical :
首 => 丷, 一, 口, 二, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shou3 - head/chief/first (occasion, thing etc)/classifier for poems, songs etc

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 首 (shou3): The component 首 is pronounced as 'shou3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

首 
首页 (首頁)

Medium Frequency

回首 
首先 
首席 
首映 
首次 
首尔 (首爾)
首发 (首發)
首要 
首选 (首選)
首都 
首领 (首領)
首饰 (首飾)

Appears In:

首 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.
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