希

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  1. 希 is the 508th most frequent character.
  2. 希 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 希 appears as a character in 27 words.
  4. 希 appears as a component in 9 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
希 => 乂, 布
Radical :
希 => 乂 (N/A), 𠂇 (left hand), 巾 (turban/scarf)
Graphical :
希 => 乂, 𠂇, 冂, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xi1 - to hope/to admire/variant of 稀[xi1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 希 (xi1): The component 乂 is pronounced as 'yi4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

希望 

Medium Frequency

希 
希腊 (希臘)

望

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  1. 望 is the 326th most frequent character.
  2. 望 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 望 appears as a character in 76 words.
  4. 望 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
望 => 肓, 王
Radical :
望 => 匸 (hiding enclosure), 丶 (dot), 月 (moon), 王 (jade)
Graphical :
望 => 匸, 丶, 冂, 二, 一, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. wang4 - full moon/to hope/to expect/to visit/to gaze (into the distance)/to look towards/towards

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 望 (wang4): The component 王 is pronounced as 'wang4'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 望 (wang4): The component 王 is pronounced as 'wang2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

希望 

Medium Frequency

仰望 
失望 
奢望 
欲望 (慾望)
指望 
望 
期望 
渴望 
盼望 
绝望 (絕望)
声望 (聲望)
愿望 (願望)
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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