圆

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  1. 圆 is the 1143rd most frequent character.
  2. 圆 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 圆 appears as a character in 66 words.
  4. 圆 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
圆 => 囗, 员
Radical :
圆 => 囗 (enclosure), 口 (mouth), 贝 (shell)
Graphical :
圆 => 冂, 一, 口, 冂, 人

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yuan2 - circle/round/circular/spherical/(of the moon) full/unit of Chinese currency (Yuan)/tactful/to justify

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 圆 (yuan2): The component 员 is pronounced as 'yuan2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

圆 (圓)
圆满 (圓滿)
团圆 (團圓)
汤圆 (湯圓)

Medium Frequency

圆圈 (圓圈)
圆子 (圓子)
圆形 (圓形)
圆明园 (圓明園)
圆月 (圓月)
圆桌 (圓桌)
圆滑 (圓滑)
圆滚滚 (圓滾滾)
圆润 (圓潤)
圆珠笔 (圓珠筆)
圆舞曲 (圓舞曲)
圆通 (圓通)
圆领 (圓領)
圆点 (圓點)
方圆 (方圓)
桂圆 (桂圓)
花好月圆 (花好月圓)

珠

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Meta:

  1. 珠 is the 1284th most frequent character.
  2. 珠 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 珠 appears as a character in 43 words.
  4. 珠 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
珠 => 王, 朱
Radical :
珠 => 王 (jade), 木 (tree), 一 (one), ㇒ (N/A)
Graphical :
珠 => 一, 一, 丨, 一, 一, 丨, 八, 一, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhu1 - bead/pearl/CL:粒[li4],顆|颗[ke1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 珠 (zhu1): The component 朱 is pronounced as 'zhu1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 珠 (zhu1): The component 木 is pronounced as 'mu4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

明珠 
珠 

Medium Frequency

水珠 
海珠 
海珠区 (海珠區)
泪珠 (淚珠)
珍珠 
珠子 
珠宝 (珠寶)
珠峰 
珠江 
珠海 
珠海市 
眼珠 
眼珠子 
露珠 

笔

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Meta:

  1. 笔 is the 954th most frequent character.
  2. 笔 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 笔 appears as a character in 79 words.
  4. 笔 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
笔 => ⺮, 毛
Radical :
笔 => ⺮ (bamboo), 毛 (fur/hair)
Graphical :
笔 => ⺮, ㇒, 二, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bi3 - pen/pencil/writing brush/to write or compose/the strokes of Chinese characters/classifier for sums of money, deals/CL:支[zhi1],枝[zhi1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

笔 (筆)
笔记 (筆記)
笔记本 (筆記本)
蜡笔小新 (蠟筆小新)

Medium Frequency

下笔 (下筆)
伏笔 (伏筆)
圆珠笔 (圓珠筆)
执笔 (執筆)
妙笔生花 (妙筆生花)
提笔 (提筆)
败笔 (敗筆)
文笔 (文筆)
毛笔 (毛筆)
煞笔 (煞筆)
画笔 (畫筆)
眉笔 (眉筆)
神笔 (神筆)
笔名 (筆名)
笔尖 (筆尖)
笔架 (筆架)
笔画 (筆畫)
笔直 (筆直)
笔筒 (筆筒)
笔者 (筆者)
笔触 (筆觸)
笔试 (筆試)
笔迹 (筆跡)
笔录 (筆錄)
笔头 (筆頭)
粉笔 (粉筆)
落笔 (落筆)
蜡笔 (蠟筆)
亲笔 (親筆)
铅笔 (鉛筆)
钢笔 (鋼筆)
随笔 (隨筆)

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笔 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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