妙

Meta:

  1. 妙 is the 1248th most frequent character.
  2. 妙 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 妙 appears as a character in 29 words.
  4. 妙 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
妙 => 女, 少
Radical :
妙 => 女 (woman), 小 (small), 丿 (bend)
Graphical :
妙 => ㇛, 一, 丿, 亅, 八, 丿

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. miao4 - clever/wonderful

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 妙 (miao4): The component 小 is pronounced as 'xiao3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

奇妙 
美妙 
莫名其妙 

Medium Frequency

奥妙 (奧妙)
妙 
妙手 
巧妙 
微妙 

笔

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  1. 笔 is the 954th most frequent character.
  2. 笔 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 笔 appears as a character in 79 words.
  4. 笔 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
笔 => ⺮, 毛
Radical :
笔 => ⺮ (bamboo), 毛 (fur/hair)
Graphical :
笔 => ⺮, ㇒, 二, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bi3 - pen/pencil/writing brush/to write or compose/the strokes of Chinese characters/classifier for sums of money, deals/CL:支[zhi1],枝[zhi1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

笔 (筆)
笔记 (筆記)
笔记本 (筆記本)
蜡笔小新 (蠟筆小新)

Medium Frequency

下笔 (下筆)
伏笔 (伏筆)
圆珠笔 (圓珠筆)
执笔 (執筆)
妙笔生花 (妙筆生花)
提笔 (提筆)
败笔 (敗筆)
文笔 (文筆)
毛笔 (毛筆)
煞笔 (煞筆)
画笔 (畫筆)
眉笔 (眉筆)
神笔 (神筆)
笔名 (筆名)
笔尖 (筆尖)
笔架 (筆架)
笔画 (筆畫)
笔直 (筆直)
笔筒 (筆筒)
笔者 (筆者)
笔触 (筆觸)
笔试 (筆試)
笔迹 (筆跡)
笔录 (筆錄)
笔头 (筆頭)
粉笔 (粉筆)
落笔 (落筆)
蜡笔 (蠟筆)
亲笔 (親筆)
铅笔 (鉛筆)
钢笔 (鋼筆)
随笔 (隨筆)

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笔 also appears in:

生

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Meta:

  1. 生 is the 34th most frequent character.
  2. 生 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 生 appears as a character in 346 words.
  4. 生 appears as a component in 25 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
生 => 龶, ㇒
Radical :
生 => 生 (life)
Graphical :
生 => 龶, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. sheng1 - to be born/to give birth/life/to grow/raw, uncooked

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 生 (sheng1): The component 生 is pronounced as 'sheng1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

人生 
先生 
女生 
学生 (學生)
生 
生命 
生日 
生活 
发生 (發生)

Medium Frequency

一生 
一生一世 
三生有幸 
今生 
来生 (來生)
再生 
出生 
大学生 (大學生)
天生 
学生会 (學生會)
学生证 (學生證)
小学生 (小學生)
新生 
民生 
活生生 
生动 (生動)
生化 
生子 
生存 
生怕 
生意 
生态 (生態)
生成 
生机 (生機)
生死 
生气 (生氣)
生涯 
生物 
生物钟 (生物鐘)
生理 
生产 (生產)
生病 
生肖 
生育 
生菜 
生姜 (生薑)
生长 (生長)
产生 (產生)
男生 
留学生 (留學生)
畜生 
毕业生 (畢業生)
众生 (眾生)
研究生 
终生 (終生)
维生素 (維生素)
考生 
花生 
卫生 (衛生)
卫生巾 (衛生巾)
卫生间 (衛生間)
亲生 (親生)
计生 (計生)
诞生 (誕生)
逃生 
医生 (醫生)
重生 
野生 
陌生 
陌生人 
养生 (養生)
高中生 

花

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Meta:

  1. 花 is the 410th most frequent character.
  2. 花 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 花 appears as a character in 286 words.
  4. 花 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
花 => 艹, 化
Radical :
花 => 艹 (grass), 亻 (human), 匕 (spoon)
Graphical :
花 => 艹, ㇒, 丨, 乚, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Hua1 - surname Hua
  2. hua1 - flower/blossom/CL:朵[duo3],支[zhi1],束[shu4],把[ba3],盆[pen2],簇[cu4]/fancy pattern/florid/to spend (money, time)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 花 (hua1): The component 化 is pronounced as 'hua1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 花 (hua1): The component 化 is pronounced as 'hua4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

烟花 (煙花)
花 
雪花 
鲜花 (鮮花)

Medium Frequency

五花肉 
印花 
大丽花 (大麗花)
天花板 
如花 
心花怒放 
挑花眼 
提花 
插花 
昙花一现 (曇花一現)
校花 
桂花 
桃花运 (桃花運)
梅花 
棉花 
棉花糖 
樱花 (櫻花)
水仙花 
浪花 
火花 
爆米花 
玫瑰花 
白花花 
百合花 
眼花 
礼花 (禮花)
种花 (種花)
红花 (紅花)
繁花 
绣花 (繡花)
花光 
花儿 (花兒)
花卉 
花园 (花園)
花季 
花心 
花掉 
花旦 
花木兰 (花木蘭)
花朵 
花枝 
花椒 
花样 (花樣)
花灯 (花燈)
花瓣 
花瓶 
花生 
花生米 
花痴 
花盆 
花粉 
花纹 (花紋)
花絮 
花色 
花草 
花菜 
花街 
花言巧语 (花言巧語)
花费 (花費)
花轿 (花轎)
花边 (花邊)
花都 
花香 
茶花 
荷花 
菊花 
菊花茶 
菜花 
莲花 (蓮花)
葱花 (蔥花)
兰花 (蘭花)
西兰花 (西蘭花)
豆花 
锦上添花 (錦上添花)
开花 (開花)
风花雪月 (風花雪月)
麻花 
黄花 (黃花)

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花 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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