所

Meta:

  1. 所 is the 54th most frequent character.
  2. 所 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 所 appears as a character in 102 words.
  4. 所 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
所 => 戶, 斤
Radical :
所 => 戶 (door/house), 斤 (axe)
Graphical :
所 => 丿, ㇒, 匚, 丿, ㇒, 一, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. suo3 - actually/place/classifier for houses, small buildings, institutions etc/that which/particle introducing a relative clause or passive/CL:個|个[ge4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

所 
所以 
所有 

Medium Frequency

一无所有 (一無所有)
不知所措 
之所以 
前所未有 
场所 (場所)
厕所 (廁所)
所在 
所谓 (所謂)
畅所欲言 (暢所欲言)
有所 
派出所 
无所事事 (無所事事)
无所谓 (無所謂)
理所当然 (理所當然)
随心所欲 (隨心所欲)

得

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Meta:

  1. 得 is the 39th most frequent character.
  2. 得 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 得 appears as a character in 157 words.
  4. 得 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
得 => 彳, 㝵
Radical :
得 => 彳 (step), 日 (sun/day), 一 (one), 寸 (thumb)
Graphical :
得 => ㇒, 丨, 口, 一, 一, 𠂇, 亅, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. de2 - to obtain/to get/to gain/to catch (a disease)/proper/suitable/proud/contented/to allow/to permit/ready/finished
  2. de5 - structural particle: used after a verb (or adjective as main verb), linking it to following phrase indicating effect, degree, possibility etc
  3. dei3 - to have to/must/ought to/to need to

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 得 (de2): The component 㝵 is pronounced as 'de2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 得 (de5): The component 㝵 is pronounced as 'de2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 得 (dei3): The component 㝵 is pronounced as 'de2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

得 
得到 
获得 (獲得)
觉得 (覺得)

Medium Frequency

不得不 
不得了 
值得 
取得 
得意 
得瑟 
得知 
心得 
懂得 
舍得 (捨得)
晓得 (曉得)
记得 (記得)
变得 (變得)
赢得 (贏得)
难得 (難得)
显得 (顯得)

稅

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Meta:

  1. 稅 is the 779th most frequent character.
  2. 稅 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 稅 appears as a character in 36 words.
  4. 稅 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
稅 => 禾, 兌
Radical :
稅 => 禾 (grain), 八 (eight/divide), 口 (mouth), 儿 (legs)
Graphical :
稅 => ㇒, 一, 丨, 八, 八, 口, 丿, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shui4 - taxes/duties

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 稅 (shui4): The component 兌 is pronounced as 'dui4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

税 (稅)
税收 (稅收)
纳税人 (納稅人)

Medium Frequency

保税区 (保稅區)
偷税 (偷稅)
免税 (免稅)
地税 (地稅)
报税 (報稅)
增值税 (增值稅)
征税 (徵稅)
所得税 (所得稅)
收税 (收稅)
消费税 (消費稅)
减税 (減稅)
漏税 (漏稅)
营业税 (營業稅)
税前 (稅前)
税务 (稅務)
税务局 (稅務局)
税后 (稅後)
税法 (稅法)
纳税 (納稅)
退税 (退稅)
逃税 (逃稅)
避税 (避稅)
关税 (關稅)
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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