多

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  1. 多 is the 61st most frequent character.
  2. 多 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 多 appears as a character in 187 words.
  4. 多 appears as a component in 13 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
多 => 夕
Radical :
多 => 多 (N/A)
Graphical :
多 => 多

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. duo1 - many/much/a lot of/numerous/more/in excess/how (to what extent)/multi-/Taiwan pr. [duo2] when it means "how"

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 多 (duo1): The component 多 is pronounced as 'duo1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

多 
多少 

Medium Frequency

二十多 
多久 
多半 
多多 
多情 
多数 (多數)
多谢 (多謝)
多变 (多變)
多云 (多雲)
多余 (多餘)
多么 (多麼)
大多 
大多数 (大多數)
好多 
差不多 
众多 (眾多)
维多利亚 (維多利亞)
许多 (許多)
诸多 (諸多)
丰富多彩 (豐富多彩)
顶多 (頂多)

半

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Meta:

  1. 半 is the 513th most frequent character.
  2. 半 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 半 appears as a character in 103 words.
  4. 半 appears as a component in 13 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
半 => No glyph available, 丷
Radical :
半 => 二 (two), 丨 (line), 丷 (eight/divide)
Graphical :
半 => 二, 丨, 丷

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ban4 - half/semi-/incomplete/(after a number) and a half

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 半 (ban4): The component 丷 is pronounced as 'ba1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

一半 
半 
半夜 

Medium Frequency

三更半夜 
上半年 
下半年 
半价 (半價)
半场 (半場)
半天 
半岛 (半島)
半死 
半决赛 (半決賽)
半生 
半路 
半辈子 (半輩子)
半点 (半點)
多半 
夜半 
大半 
过半 (過半)
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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