志

Meta:

  1. 志 is the 542nd most frequent character.
  2. 志 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 志 appears as a character in 57 words.
  4. 志 appears as a component in 4 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
志 => 士, 心
Radical :
志 => 士 (scholar), 心 (heart)
Graphical :
志 => 一, 丨, 一, 𠁼, ㇃

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhi4 - aspiration/ambition/the will
  2. zhi4 - sign/mark/to record/to write a footnote

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 志 (zhi4): The component 士 is pronounced as 'shi4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

励志 (勵志)
同志 
志同道合 
志趣 
日志 (日誌)
标志 (標誌)
杂志 (雜誌)

Medium Frequency

丧志 (喪志)
墓志铭 (墓誌銘)
壮志 (壯志)
大志 
徐志摩 
得志 (得誌)
心志 
志 
志向 
志气 (志氣)
志愿 (志願)
志愿者 (志願者)
意志 
意志力 
立志 
罗志祥 (羅志祥)
斗志 (鬥志)

Appears In:

志 also appears in:

同

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  1. 同 is the 69th most frequent character.
  2. 同 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 同 appears as a character in 148 words.
  4. 同 appears as a component in 20 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
同 => 冂, 𠮛
Radical :
同 => 冂 (upside down box), 一 (one), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
同 => 冂, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. tong2 - like/same/similar/together/alike/with
  2. tong4 - see 衚衕|胡同[hu2 tong4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

不同 
共同 
同 
同事 
同学 (同學)
同时 (同時)
同样 (同樣)

Medium Frequency

一同 
共同点 (共同點)
合同 
同仁 
同伴 
同居 
同志 
同性 
同性恋 (同性戀)
同情 
同意 
同感 
同桌 
同步 
同盟 
同胞 
同行 
同道 
同龄 (同齡)
大同 
如同 
志同道合 
感同身受 
相同 
胡同 
与众不同 (與眾不同)
认同 (認同)
赞同 (讚同)
陪同 
党同伐异 (黨同伐異)

道

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Meta:

  1. 道 is the 52nd most frequent character.
  2. 道 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 道 appears as a character in 222 words.
  4. 道 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
道 => 辶, 首
Radical :
道 => 辶 (walk), 首 (head)
Graphical :
道 => 丶, ㇆, ㇝, 丷, 一, 口, 二, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. dao4 - direction/way/road/path/principle/truth/morality/reason/skill/method/Dao (of Daoism)/to say/to speak/to talk/classifier for long thin stretches, rivers, roads etc/province (of Korea do 도, and formerly Japan dō)/CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

知道 

Medium Frequency

出道 
北海道 
厚道 
同道 
味道 
问道 (問道)
国道 (國道)
地道 
报道 (報道)
大道 
微不足道 
志同道合 
有道 
正道 
渠道 
王道 
肠道 (腸道)
街道 
说道 (說道)
车道 (車道)
轨道 (軌道)
通道 
道 
道具 
道别 (道別)
道德 
道歉 
道理 
道路 
隧道 
难道 (難道)
霸道 
频道 (頻道)

合

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Meta:

  1. 合 is the 171st most frequent character.
  2. 合 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 合 appears as a character in 202 words.
  4. 合 appears as a component in 26 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
合 => 亼, 口
Radical :
合 => 人 (human), 一 (one), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
合 => 人, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ge3 - 100 ml/one-tenth of a peck/measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth of sheng 升 or liter, or one-hundredth dou 斗
  2. he2 - to close/to join/to fit/to be equal to/whole/together/round (in battle)/conjunction (astronomy)/1st note of pentatonic scale/old variant of 盒[he2]
  3. he2 - variant of 合[he2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

合 
合不拢嘴 (合不攏嘴)
合作 
合家 
合影 
合照 
合理 
合适 (合適)
回合 
志同道合 
符合 
组合 (組合)
结合 (結合)
综合 (綜合)
综合症 (綜合症)
适合 (適合)
配合 

Medium Frequency

切合 
化合物 
合一 
合并 (合並)
合伙 
合力 
合同 
合唱 
合唱团 (合唱團)
合奏 
合家欢 (合家歡)
合成 
合拍 
合格 
合法 
合眼 
合租 
合约 (合約)
合群 
合肥 
合脚 (合腳)
合计 (合計)
合资 (合資)
合身 
合辑 (合輯)
合金 
合集 
吻合 
四合院 
场合 (場合)
契合 
巧合 
复合 (復合)
悲欢离合 (悲歡離合)
愈合 
折合 
撮合 
整合 
混合 
混合物 
凑合 (湊合)
百合 
百合花 
磨合 
综合征 (綜合徵)
综合性 (綜合性)
联合 (聯合)
联合国 (聯合國)
联合会 (聯合會)
融合 
贴合 (貼合)
迎合 
集合 
离合 (離合)
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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