指

Meta:

  1. 指 is the 261st most frequent character.
  2. 指 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 指 appears as a character in 87 words.
  4. 指 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
指 => 扌, 旨
Radical :
指 => 扌 (hand), 匕 (spoon), 日 (sun/day)
Graphical :
指 => 亅, 二, 乚, ㇒, 口, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhi3 - finger/to point at or to/to indicate or refer to/to depend on/to count on/(of hair) to stand on end

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 指 (zhi3): The component 旨 is pronounced as 'zhi3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 指 (zhi3): The component 匕 is pronounced as 'bi3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 指 (zhi3): The component 日 is pronounced as 'ri4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

手指 
指 
指数 (指數)
指甲 

Medium Frequency

中指 
大拇指 
戒指 
手指头 (手指頭)
拇指 
指令 
指出 
指南 
指向 
指定 
指导 (指導)
指尖 
指引 
指手画脚 (指手畫腳)
指挥 (指揮)
指教 
指望 
指标 (指標)
指甲油 
指示 
指纹 (指紋)
指责 (指責)
指路 
指针 (指針)
指头 (指頭)
指点 (指點)
无名指 (無名指)
股指 
食指 

數

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Meta:

  1. 數 is the 231st most frequent character.
  2. 數 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 數 appears as a character in 147 words.
  4. 數 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
數 => 婁, ⺙
Radical :
數 => 口 (mouth), 十 (ten), No glyph available, 女 (woman), ⺙ (knock)
Graphical :
數 => 口, 一, 丨, 中, ㇛, 一, 丿, 丿, 一, 乂

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shu3 - to count/to enumerate/to criticize (i.e. enumerate shortcomings)
  2. shu4 - number/figure/several/CL:個|个[ge4]
  3. shuo4 - frequently/repeatedly

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 數 (shu3): The component 十 is pronounced as 'shi2'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 數 (shu3): The component 女 is pronounced as 'ru3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 數 (shu3): The component ⺙ is pronounced as 'pu1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 數 (shu4): The component 十 is pronounced as 'shi2'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  5. Pronunciation clue for 數 (shu4): The component 女 is pronounced as 'ru3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  6. Pronunciation clue for 數 (shu4): The component ⺙ is pronounced as 'pu1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  7. Pronunciation clue for 數 (shuo4): The component 十 is pronounced as 'shi2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

人数 (人數)
倒数 (倒數)
多数 (多數)
大多数 (大多數)
指数 (指數)
数 (數)
数字 (數字)
数学 (數學)
数据 (數據)
数码 (數碼)
数量 (數量)
次数 (次數)
无数 (無數)

Medium Frequency

代数 (代數)
系数 (係數)
充数 (充數)
函数 (函數)
分数 (分數)
劫数 (劫數)
半数 (半數)
参数 (參數)
单数 (單數)
报数 (報數)
字数 (字數)
定数 (定數)
少数 (少數)
尾数 (尾數)
屈指可数 (屈指可數)
度数 (度數)
悉数 (悉數)
招数 (招數)
整数 (整數)
数不胜数 (數不勝數)
数值 (數值)
数字化 (數字化)
数学家 (數學家)
数据库 (數據庫)
数数 (數數)
数月 (數月)
数百 (數百)
数百万 (數百萬)
数目 (數目)
数万 (數萬)
数落 (數落)
数额 (數額)
未知数 (未知數)
岁数 (歲數)
凑数 (湊數)
票数 (票數)
算数 (算數)
细数 (細數)
绝大多数 (絕大多數)
总数 (總數)
着数 (著數)
补数 (補數)
变数 (變數)
负数 (負數)
点数 (點數)

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數 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.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.