壽

Meta:

  1. 壽 is the 1613th most frequent character.
  2. 壽 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 壽 appears as a character in 41 words.
  4. 壽 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
壽 => No glyph available, 吋
Radical :
壽 => 士 (scholar), ㇖ (N/A), 工 (work), 一 (one), 口 (mouth), 寸 (thumb)
Graphical :
壽 => 一, 丨, 一, ㇖, 一, 丨, 一, 一, 口, 𠂇, 亅, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Shou4 - surname Shou
  2. shou4 - long life/old age/age/life/birthday/funerary

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 壽 (shou4): The component 士 is pronounced as 'shi4'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 壽 (shou4): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

寿司 (壽司)
寿命 (壽命)
寿星 (壽星)
长寿 (長壽)

Medium Frequency

寿光 (壽光)
寿比南山 (壽比南山)
寿终正寝 (壽終正寢)
寿面 (壽麵)
延寿 (延壽)
延年益寿 (延年益壽)
祝寿 (祝壽)
高寿 (高壽)

Appears In:

壽 also appears in:

星

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Meta:

  1. 星 is the 537th most frequent character.
  2. 星 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 星 appears as a character in 128 words.
  4. 星 appears as a component in 7 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
星 => 日, 生
Radical :
星 => 日 (sun/day), 生 (life)
Graphical :
星 => 口, 一, 龶, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xing1 - star/satellite/small amount

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

三星 
明星 
星 
星座 
星期 

Medium Frequency

五星 
五星级 (五星級)
克星 (剋星)
寿星 (壽星)
外星人 
女星 
巨星 
新星 
星光 
星巴克 
星星 
星期一 
星期三 
星期二 
星期五 
星期六 
星期四 
星期天 
星期几 (星期幾)
星期日 
星球 
星空 
星级 (星級)
星辰 
星际 (星際)
木星 
歌星 
流星 
流星雨 
火星 
球星 
男星 
福星 
红星 (紅星)
繁星 
卫星 (衛星)
金星 
零星 

Appears In:

星 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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