外

Meta:

  1. 外 is the 131st most frequent character.
  2. 外 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 外 appears as a character in 190 words.
  4. 外 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
外 => 夕, 卜
Radical :
外 => 夕 (evening/unset), 卜 (divination)
Graphical :
外 => 夕, 丨, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. wai4 - outside/in addition/foreign/external

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

另外 
外 
外套 
外婆 
外面 
意外 

Medium Frequency

中外 
之外 
九霄云外 (九霄雲外)
以外 
例外 
内外 (內外)
分外 
国内外 (國內外)
国外 (國外)
外交 
外交部 
外人 
外来 (外來)
外传 (外傳)
外公 
外出 
外加 
外包 
外汇 (外匯)
外向 
外国 (外國)
外国人 (外國人)
外在 
外地 
外媒 
外形 
外星人 
外壳 (外殼)
外滩 (外灘)
外甥 
外甥女 
外界 
外科 
外号 (外號)
外衣 
外表 
外观 (外觀)
外语 (外語)
外貌 
外贸 (外貿)
外卖 (外賣)
外遇 
外边 (外邊)
外部 
外露 
外头 (外頭)
室外 
对外 (對外)
屋外 
往外 
户外 (戶外)
格外 
此外 
海外 
紫外线 (紫外線)
老外 
号外 (號外)
野外 
门外 (門外)
除外 
额外 (額外)

Appears In:

外 also appears in:

包

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Meta:

  1. 包 is the 454th most frequent character.
  2. 包 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 包 appears as a character in 139 words.
  4. 包 appears as a component in 26 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
包 => 勹, 巳
Radical :
包 => 勹 (wrap), 巳 (oneself)
Graphical :
包 => ㇆, ㇒, 丨, 匚, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Bao1 - surname Bao
  2. bao1 - to cover/to wrap/to hold/to include/to take charge of/to contract (to or for)/package/wrapper/container/bag/to hold or embrace/bundle/packet/CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 包 (bao1): The component 勹 is pronounced as 'bao1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

包 
包括 
红包 (紅包)

Medium Frequency

包包 
包含 
包围 (包圍)
包场 (包場)
包子 
包容 
包厢 (包廂)
包扎 
包袱 
包装 (包裝)
包裹 
包车 (包車)
包邮 (包郵)
包饺子 (包餃子)
包养 (包養)
手提包 
打包 
挎包 
提包 
书包 (書包)
汤包 (湯包)
皮包 
背包 
荷包 
荷包蛋 
钱包 (錢包)
面包 (麵包)
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.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.