文

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  1. 文 is the 148th most frequent character.
  2. 文 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 文 appears as a character in 227 words.
  4. 文 appears as a component in 38 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
文 => 亠, 乂
Radical :
文 => 文 (script/literature)
Graphical :
文 => 一, 丶, 乂

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Wen2 - surname Wen
  2. wen2 - language/culture/writing/formal/literary/gentle/(old) classifier for coins/Kangxi radical 118

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 文 (wen2): The component 文 is pronounced as 'wen2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

中文 
博文 
原文 
文 
文化 
文字 
文章 
文艺 (文藝)
英文 

Medium Frequency

一文不值 
三文鱼 (三文魚)
人文 
作文 
天文 
天文馆 (天文館)
散文 
文人 
文件 
文具 
文学 (文學)
文凭 (文憑)
文摘 
文昌 
文明 
文本 
文档 (文檔)
文物 
文献 (文獻)
文盲 
文科 
文笔 (文筆)
文采 
文静 (文靜)
文革 
斯文 
日文 
本文 
蔡英文 
语文 (語文)
论文 (論文)
达尔文 (達爾文)
铭文 (銘文)
韩文 (韓文)

殊

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Meta:

  1. 殊 is the 1189th most frequent character.
  2. 殊 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 殊 appears as a character in 9 words.
  4. 殊 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
殊 => 歹, 朱
Radical :
殊 => 歹 (death/decay), 木 (tree), 一 (one), ㇒ (N/A)
Graphical :
殊 => 一, 夕, 一, 丨, 八, 一, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shu1 - different/unique/special/very/(classical) to behead/to die/to cut off/to separate/to surpass

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 殊 (shu1): The component 朱 is pronounced as 'zhu1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 殊 (shu1): The component 木 is pronounced as 'mu4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

特殊 

Medium Frequency

悬殊 (懸殊)
殊 

菩

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Meta:

  1. 菩 is the 2204th most frequent character.
  2. 菩 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 菩 appears as a character in 8 words.
  4. 菩 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
菩 => 艹, 咅
Radical :
菩 => 艹 (grass), 立 (stand erect), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
菩 => 艹, 一, 丶, 丷, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. pu2 - Bodhisattva

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 菩 (pu2): The component 咅 is pronounced as 'pou3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

菩萨 (菩薩)

Medium Frequency

菩提 
菩提树 (菩提樹)

萨

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  1. 萨 is the 1044th most frequent character.
  2. 萨 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 萨 appears as a character in 66 words.
  4. 萨 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
萨 => 艹, No glyph available
Radical :
萨 => 艹 (grass), 阝 (town), 立 (stand erect), 厂 (cliff)
Graphical :
萨 => 艹, 丨, ㇌, 一, 丶, 丷, 一, 厂

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Sa4 - Bodhisattva/surname Sa

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

德克萨斯 (德克薩斯)
菩萨 (菩薩)

Medium Frequency

佛罗伦萨 (佛羅倫薩)
卡萨布兰卡 (卡薩布蘭卡)
哈萨克斯坦 (哈薩克斯坦)
帕萨特 (帕薩特)
批萨 (批薩)
披萨 (披薩)
拉萨 (拉薩)
文殊菩萨 (文殊菩薩)
比萨 (比薩)
萨 (薩)
萨克斯 (薩克斯)
萨博 (薩博)
萨拉戈萨 (薩拉戈薩)
萨摩 (薩摩)
萨摩耶 (薩摩耶)
萨科齐 (薩科齊)
萨达姆 (薩達姆)
阿萨姆 (阿薩姆)
雷克萨斯 (雷克薩斯)
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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