复

Meta:

  1. 复 is the 426th most frequent character.
  2. 复 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 复 appears as a character in 94 words.
  4. 复 appears as a component in 7 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
复 => 𠂉, No glyph available
Radical :
复 => 丿 (bend), 一 (one), 日 (sun/day), 夂 (go)
Graphical :
复 => 丿, 一, 口, 一, ㇇, ㇏, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. fu4 - to go and return/to return/to resume/to return to a normal or original state/to repeat/again/to recover/to restore/to turn over/to reply/to answer/to reply to a letter/to retaliate/to carry out
  2. fu4 - to repeat/to double/to overlap/complex (not simple)/compound/composite/double/diplo-/duplicate/overlapping/to duplicate
  3. fu4 - variant of 復|复[fu4]/to reply to a letter

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

修复 (修復)
回复 (回復)
复古 (復古)
复习 (復習)
恢复 (恢復)
复杂 (複雜)
重复 (重複)

Medium Frequency

反反复复 (反反復復)
反复 (反復)
报复 (報復)
失而复得 (失而復得)
平复 (平復)
康复 (康復)
复 (復)
复仇 (復仇)
复出 (復出)
复原 (復原)
复合 (復合)
复旦 (復旦)
复查 (復查)
复活 (復活)
复苏 (復甦)
复发 (復發)
复兴 (復興)
复读 (復讀)
收复 (收復)
日复一日 (日復一日)
李开复 (李開復)
答复 (答復)
复印 (複印)
复印件 (複印件)
复制 (複製)
周而复始 (週而復始)

Appears In:

复 also appears in:

苏

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Meta:

  1. 苏 is the 590th most frequent character.
  2. 苏 has 4 dictionary entries.
  3. 苏 appears as a character in 65 words.
  4. 苏 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
苏 => 艹, 办
Radical :
苏 => 艹 (grass), 力 (power/force), 八 (eight/divide)
Graphical :
苏 => 艹, ㇆, 丿, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. su1 - see 囉囌|啰苏[luo1 su1]
  2. su1 - variant of 蘇|苏[su1]/to revive
  3. Su1 - surname Su/abbr. for Soviet Union 蘇維埃|苏维埃 or 蘇聯|苏联/abbr. for Jiangsu province 江蘇|江苏/abbr. for Suzhou city 蘇州|苏州
  4. su1 - Perilla frutescens (Chinese basil or wild red basil)/place name/to revive/used as phonetic in transliteration

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

苏 (囌)
江苏 (江蘇)
苏醒 (甦醒)
苏州 (蘇州)
苏格兰 (蘇格蘭)

Medium Frequency

复苏 (復甦)
提拉米苏 (提拉米蘇)
江苏省 (江蘇省)
流苏 (流蘇)
紫苏 (紫蘇)
苏丹 (蘇丹)
苏州市 (蘇州市)
苏州河 (蘇州河)
苏打 (蘇打)
苏打水 (蘇打水)
苏打粉 (蘇打粉)
苏杭 (蘇杭)
苏东坡 (蘇東坡)
苏格拉底 (蘇格拉底)
苏珊 (蘇珊)
苏联 (蘇聯)
苏菲 (蘇菲)
苏轼 (蘇軾)
苏黎世 (蘇黎世)
阿克苏 (阿克蘇)
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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