意

Meta:

  1. 意 is the 104th most frequent character.
  2. 意 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 意 appears as a character in 195 words.
  4. 意 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
意 => 音, 心
Radical :
意 => 音 (sound), 心 (heart)
Graphical :
意 => 一, 丶, 丷, 一, 口, 一, 𠁼, ㇃

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Yi4 - Italy/Italian/abbr. for 意大利[Yi4 da4 li4]
  2. yi4 - idea/meaning/thought/to think/wish/desire/intention/to expect/to anticipate

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 意 (yi4): The component 音 is pronounced as 'yin1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

任意 
创意 (創意)
在意 
好意思 
如意 
意外 
意思 
意义 (意義)
意见 (意見)
惬意 (愜意)
注意 
满意 (滿意)
万事如意 (萬事如意)
愿意 (願意)

Medium Frequency

一心一意 
不经意 (不經意)
中意 
主意 
人意 
介意 
假意 
全心全意 
出乎意料 
出人意料 
刻意 
同意 
善意 
大意 
天意 
失意 
好意 
寓意 
得意 
心意 
心满意足 (心滿意足)
情意 
恶意 (惡意)
意 
意味 
意境 
意大利 
意志 
意想不到 
意料 
意气相投 (意氣相投)
意犹未尽 (意猶未盡)
意识 (意識)
意愿 (意願)
爱意 (愛意)
故意 
新意 
有意 
有意思 
乐意 (樂意)
没意思 (沒意思)
注意力 
潜意识 (潛意識)
无意 (無意)
特意 
玩意 
玩意儿 (玩意兒)
生意 
留意 
真意 
睡意 
称心如意 (稱心如意)
肆意 
诗意 (詩意)
诚意 (誠意)
随意 (隨意)
顺意 (順意)

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意 also appears in:

想

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Meta:

  1. 想 is the 99th most frequent character.
  2. 想 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 想 appears as a character in 72 words.
  4. 想 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
想 => 相, 心
Radical :
想 => 木 (tree), 目 (eye), 心 (heart)
Graphical :
想 => 一, 丨, 八, 口, 二, 𠁼, ㇃

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xiang3 - to think/to believe/to suppose/to wish/to want/to miss

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 想 (xiang3): The component 相 is pronounced as 'xiang1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 想 (xiang3): The component 相 is pronounced as 'xiang4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 想 (xiang3): The component 心 is pronounced as 'xin1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

想 

Medium Frequency

梦想 (夢想)
幻想 
心想 
思想 
想到 
想念 
想想 
想法 
想要 
想象 
想起 
理想 

不

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Meta:

  1. 不 is the 4th most frequent character.
  2. 不 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 不 appears as a character in 752 words.
  4. 不 appears as a component in 13 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
不 => 丆, 卜
Radical :
不 => 一 (one), 丿 (bend), 卜 (divination)
Graphical :
不 => 一, 丿, 丨, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bu4 - (negative prefix)/not/no

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 不 (bu4): The component 卜 is pronounced as 'bo5'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 不 (bu4): The component 卜 is pronounced as 'bu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

不 

Medium Frequency

不久 
不但 
不仅 (不僅)
不到 
不同 
不堪 
不如 
不妨 
不安 
不少 
不已 
不幸 
不得不 
不得了 
不愧 
不舍 (不捨)
不断 (不斷)
不时 (不時)
不止 
不渝 
不满 (不滿)
不为人知 (不為人知)
不然 
不爽 
不理 
不用 
不知不觉 (不知不覺)
不知所措 
不禁 
不管 
不至于 (不至於)
不良 
不见 (不見)
不许 (不許)
不论 (不論)
不足 
不过 (不過)
不错 (不錯)
并不 (並不)
了不起 
只不过 (只不過)
合不拢嘴 (合不攏嘴)
吕不韦 (呂不韋)
好不容易 
对不起 (對不起)
差不多 
怪不得 
意想不到 
与众不同 (與眾不同)
说不定 (說不定)

到

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Meta:

  1. 到 is the 22nd most frequent character.
  2. 到 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 到 appears as a character in 69 words.
  4. 到 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
到 => 至, 刂
Radical :
到 => 至 (arrive), 刂 (knife)
Graphical :
到 => 一, ㇛, 丶, 一, 丨, 一, 亅, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. dao4 - to (a place)/until (a time)/up to/to go/to arrive

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 到 (dao4): The component 刂 is pronounced as 'dao1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

到 

Medium Frequency

不到 
来到 (來到)
做到 
到来 (到來)
到家 
到底 
到处 (到處)
到达 (到達)
受到 
回到 
得到 
想到 
感到 
找到 
接到 
收到 
碰到 
等到 
签到 (簽到)
听到 (聽到)
见到 (見到)
买到 (買到)
遇到 
达到 (達到)
迟到 (遲到)

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到 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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