擂

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 

臺

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Meta:

  1. 臺 is the 388th most frequent character.
  2. 臺 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 臺 appears as a character in 83 words.
  4. 臺 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
臺 => 士, No glyph available
Radical :
臺 => 士 (scholar), 口 (mouth), 冖 (cover), 至 (arrive)
Graphical :
臺 => 一, 丨, 一, 口, 冖, 一, ㇛, 丶, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Tai2 - Taiwan (abbr.)
  2. tai2 - platform/stage/terrace/stand/support/desk/station/broadcasting station/classifier for vehicles or machines

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

平台 (平臺)
台 (臺)
台湾 (臺灣)
舞台 (舞臺)

Medium Frequency

下台 (下臺)
出台 (出臺)
前台 (前臺)
展台 (展臺)
后台 (後臺)
打擂台 (打擂臺)
擂台 (擂臺)
窗台 (窗臺)
台上 (臺上)
台中 (臺中)
台北 (臺北)
台独 (臺獨)
台词 (臺詞)
台阶 (臺階)
台面 (臺面)
台风 (臺風)
茅台 (茅臺)
茅台酒 (茅臺酒)
开台 (開臺)
阳台 (陽臺)
电台 (電臺)
电视台 (電視臺)

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臺 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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