打

Meta:

  1. 打 is the 223rd most frequent character.
  2. 打 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 打 appears as a character in 210 words.
  4. 打 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
打 => 扌, 丁
Radical :
打 => 扌 (hand), 一 (one), 亅 (hook)
Graphical :
打 => 亅, 二, 一, 亅

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. da2 - dozen
  2. da3 - to beat/to strike/to hit/to break/to type/to mix up/to build/to fight/to fetch/to make/to tie up/to issue/to shoot/to calculate/to play (a game)/since/from

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 打 (da2): The component 丁 is pronounced as 'ding1'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 打 (da3): The component 丁 is pronounced as 'ding1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

打 
打开 (打開)

Medium Frequency

一网打尽 (一網打盡)
打下 
打交道 
打仗 
打来 (打來)
打倒 
打劫 
打动 (打動)
打包 
打卡 
打印 
打呼 
打呼噜 (打呼嚕)
打嗝 
打喷嚏 (打噴嚏)
打字 
打工 
打底 
打扮 
打折 
打拼 
打扫 (打掃)
打击 (打擊)
打扰 (打擾)
打败 (打敗)
打断 (打斷)
打架 
打死 
打气 (打氣)
打滚 (打滾)
打火机 (打火機)
打烊 
打爆 
打牌 
打猎 (打獵)
打球 
打理 
打发 (打發)
打瞌睡 
打破 
打碎 
打算 
打听 (打聽)
打赌 (打賭)
打车 (打車)
打转 (打轉)
打通 
打造 
打量 
打针 (打針)
打错 (打錯)
打斗 (打鬥)
拍打 
拨打 (撥打)
敲打 

擂

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Meta:

  1. 擂 is the 3677th most frequent character.
  2. 擂 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 擂 appears as a character in 6 words.
  4. 擂 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
擂 => 扌, 雷
Radical :
擂 => 扌 (hand), 雨 (rain), 田 (field)
Graphical :
擂 => 亅, 二, 一, 冂, 丨, 丶, ㇀, 冫, 冂, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. lei2 - beat/to grind
  2. lei4 - to beat (a drum)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 擂 (lei2): The component 雷 is pronounced as 'lei2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 擂 (lei4): The component 雷 is pronounced as 'lei2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

打擂台 (打擂臺)
擂台 (擂臺)

Medium Frequency

自吹自擂 

台

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Meta:

  1. 台 is the 388th most frequent character.
  2. 台 has 6 dictionary entries.
  3. 台 appears as a character in 157 words.
  4. 台 appears as a component in 26 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
台 => 厶, 口
Radical :
台 => 厶 (private), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
台 => ㇛, 丶, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Tai2 - Taiwan (abbr.)/surname Tai
  2. tai2 - (classical) you (in letters)/platform
  3. tai2 - desk/platform
  4. Tai2 - Taiwan (abbr.)
  5. tai2 - platform/stage/terrace/stand/support/desk/station/broadcasting station/classifier for vehicles or machines
  6. tai2 - typhoon

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

台 
台湾 (台灣)
平台 (平臺)
舞台 (舞臺)

Medium Frequency

上台 
下台 (下臺)
出台 (出臺)
前台 (前臺)
台下 
台中 
台北 
台山 
台州 
台式 
台球 
台词 (台詞)
吧台 
天台 
展台 (展臺)
后台 (後台)
打擂台 (打擂臺)
擂台 (擂臺)
楼台 (樓臺)
台灯 (檯燈)
柜台 (櫃檯)
气象台 (氣象台)
烟台 (煙台)
看台 
窗台 (窗臺)
站台 
台上 (臺上)
台子 (臺子)
台独 (臺獨)
台阶 (臺階)
台面 (臺面)
台风 (臺風)
茅台 (茅臺)
茅台酒 (茅臺酒)
丰台区 (豐台區)
转台 (轉台)
邢台 
开台 (開臺)
阳台 (陽臺)
电台 (電臺)
电视台 (電視臺)
露台 (露臺)
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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