坚

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  1. 坚 is the 747th most frequent character.
  2. 坚 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 坚 appears as a character in 36 words.
  4. 坚 appears as a component in 3 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
坚 => No glyph available, 土
Radical :
坚 => 丨 (line), 丨 (line), 又 (right hand), 土 (earth)
Graphical :
坚 => 丨, 丨, ㇇, ㇏, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jian1 - strong/solid/firm/unyielding/resolute

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

坚强 (堅強)
坚持 (堅持)

Medium Frequency

坚信 (堅信)
坚守 (堅守)
坚定 (堅定)
坚果 (堅果)
坚决 (堅決)
坚硬 (堅硬)
坚韧 (堅韌)

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坚 also appears in:

韧

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  1. 韧 is the 3131st most frequent character.
  2. 韧 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 韧 appears as a character in 6 words.
  4. 韧 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
韧 => 韦, 刃
Radical :
韧 => 韦 (tanned leather), 刀 (knife), 丶 (dot)
Graphical :
韧 => 一, 二, ㇆, 丨, ㇆, 丿, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ren4 - annealed/pliable but strong/tough/tenacious

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 韧 (ren4): The component 刃 is pronounced as 'ren4'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

坚韧 (堅韌)

Medium Frequency

坚韧不拔 (堅韌不拔)
柔韧 (柔韌)
韧带 (韌帶)
韧性 (韌性)

不

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  1. 不 is the 4th most frequent character.
  2. 不 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 不 appears as a character in 752 words.
  4. 不 appears as a component in 13 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
不 => 丆, 卜
Radical :
不 => 一 (one), 丿 (bend), 卜 (divination)
Graphical :
不 => 一, 丿, 丨, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bu4 - (negative prefix)/not/no

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 不 (bu4): The component 卜 is pronounced as 'bo5'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 不 (bu4): The component 卜 is pronounced as 'bu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

不 

Medium Frequency

不久 
不但 
不仅 (不僅)
不到 
不同 
不堪 
不如 
不妨 
不安 
不少 
不已 
不幸 
不得不 
不得了 
不愧 
不舍 (不捨)
不断 (不斷)
不时 (不時)
不止 
不渝 
不满 (不滿)
不为人知 (不為人知)
不然 
不爽 
不理 
不用 
不知不觉 (不知不覺)
不知所措 
不禁 
不管 
不至于 (不至於)
不良 
不见 (不見)
不许 (不許)
不论 (不論)
不足 
不过 (不過)
不错 (不錯)
并不 (並不)
了不起 
只不过 (只不過)
合不拢嘴 (合不攏嘴)
吕不韦 (呂不韋)
好不容易 
对不起 (對不起)
差不多 
怪不得 
意想不到 
与众不同 (與眾不同)
说不定 (說不定)

拔

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  1. 拔 is the 1500th most frequent character.
  2. 拔 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 拔 appears as a character in 35 words.
  4. 拔 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
拔 => 扌, 犮
Radical :
拔 => 扌 (hand), 𠂇 (left hand), 丶 (dot), 又 (right hand)
Graphical :
拔 => 亅, 二, 𠂇, 丶, ㇇, ㇏

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ba2 - to pull up/to pull out/to draw out by suction/to select/to pick/to stand out (above level)/to surpass/to seize

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 拔 (ba2): The component 犮 is pronounced as 'ba2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

海拔 
自拔 

Medium Frequency

出类拔萃 (出類拔萃)
坚韧不拔 (堅韌不拔)
拔 
拔掉 
拔毛 
拔河 
拔火罐 
拔牙 
拔丝 (拔絲)
拔罐 
拔除 
挺拔 
提拔 
选拔 (選拔)

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拔 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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