故

Meta:

  1. 故 is the 572nd most frequent character.
  2. 故 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 故 appears as a character in 56 words.
  4. 故 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
故 => 古, ⺙
Radical :
故 => 十 (ten), 口 (mouth), ⺙ (knock)
Graphical :
故 => 一, 丨, 口, 丿, 一, 乂

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gu4 - happening/instance/reason/cause/intentional/former/old/friend/therefore/hence/(of people) to die, dead

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 故 (gu4): The component 古 is pronounced as 'gu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 故 (gu4): The component ⺙ is pronounced as 'pu1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

故事 

Medium Frequency

世故 
事故 
故 
故人 
故作 
故宫 (故宮)
故居 
故意 
故乡 (故鄉)
故障 
无缘无故 (無緣無故)
缘故 (緣故)

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故 also appears in:

鄉

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Meta:

  1. 鄉 is the 920th most frequent character.
  2. 鄉 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 鄉 appears as a character in 78 words.
  4. 鄉 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
鄉 => 乡, 郎
Radical :
鄉 => No glyph available, 丿 (bend), 丨 (line), 彐 (pig snout), 乚 (second), 丶 (dot), 丶 (dot), 阝 (town)
Graphical :
鄉 => ㇛, 丿, 丨, ㇕, 二, 乚, 丶, 丶, 丨, ㇌

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xiang1 - country or countryside/native place/home village or town/township (PRC administrative unit)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 鄉 (xiang1): The component 乡 is pronounced as 'xiang1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

他乡 (他鄉)
家乡 (家鄉)
故乡 (故鄉)
异乡 (異鄉)
老乡 (老鄉)
返乡 (返鄉)
乡 (鄉)
乡下 (鄉下)
乡村 (鄉村)
乡里 (鄉里)

Medium Frequency

下乡 (下鄉)
入乡随俗 (入鄉隨俗)
同乡 (同鄉)
城乡 (城鄉)
梦乡 (夢鄉)
宁乡 (寧鄉)
思乡 (思鄉)
新乡 (新鄉)
桐乡 (桐鄉)
桐乡市 (桐鄉市)
背井离乡 (背井離鄉)
萍乡 (萍鄉)
衣锦还乡 (衣錦還鄉)
西乡 (西鄉)
还乡 (還鄉)
乡下人 (鄉下人)
乡人 (鄉人)
乡土 (鄉土)
乡巴佬 (鄉巴佬)
乡情 (鄉情)
乡愁 (鄉愁)
乡亲 (鄉親)
乡镇 (鄉鎮)
乡长 (鄉長)
乡间 (鄉間)
乡音 (鄉音)
鱼米之乡 (魚米之鄉)

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鄉 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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