挂

Meta:

  1. 挂 is the 1230th most frequent character.
  2. 挂 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 挂 appears as a character in 34 words.
  4. 挂 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
挂 => 扌, 圭
Radical :
挂 => 扌 (hand), 圭 (N/A)
Graphical :
挂 => 亅, 二, 圭

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gua4 - to hang or suspend (from a hook etc)/to hang up (the phone)/to be worried or concerned/to make a phone call (topolect)/to register or record/to hitch/classifier for sets or clusters of objects

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 挂 (gua4): The component 圭 is pronounced as 'gui1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

挂 (掛)
牵挂 (牽掛)

Medium Frequency

悬挂 (懸掛)
挂住 (掛住)
挂念 (掛念)
挂断 (掛斷)
挂历 (掛曆)
挂号 (掛號)
挂钩 (掛鉤)

住

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Meta:

  1. 住 is the 309th most frequent character.
  2. 住 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 住 appears as a character in 78 words.
  4. 住 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
住 => 亻, 主
Radical :
住 => 亻 (human), 王 (jade), 丶 (dot)
Graphical :
住 => ㇒, 丨, 一, 一, 丨, 一, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhu4 - to live/to dwell/to stay/to reside/to stop/(suffix indicating firmness, steadiness, or coming to a halt)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 住 (zhu4): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'zhu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

住 

Medium Frequency

住宅 
住房 
住院 
入住 
居住 
抓住 
挂住 (掛住)
握住 
留住 
记住 (記住)
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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