星

Meta:

  1. 星 is the 537th most frequent character.
  2. 星 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 星 appears as a character in 128 words.
  4. 星 appears as a component in 7 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
星 => 日, 生
Radical :
星 => 日 (sun/day), 生 (life)
Graphical :
星 => 口, 一, 龶, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xing1 - star/satellite/small amount

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

三星 
明星 
星 
星座 
星期 

Medium Frequency

五星 
五星级 (五星級)
克星 (剋星)
寿星 (壽星)
外星人 
女星 
巨星 
新星 
星光 
星巴克 
星星 
星期一 
星期三 
星期二 
星期五 
星期六 
星期四 
星期天 
星期几 (星期幾)
星期日 
星球 
星空 
星级 (星級)
星辰 
星际 (星際)
木星 
歌星 
流星 
流星雨 
火星 
球星 
男星 
福星 
红星 (紅星)
繁星 
卫星 (衛星)
金星 
零星 

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星 also appears in:

期

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Meta:

  1. 期 is the 253rd most frequent character.
  2. 期 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 期 appears as a character in 113 words.
  4. 期 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
期 => 其, 月
Radical :
期 => 甘 (sweet), 一 (one), 八 (eight/divide), 月 (moon)
Graphical :
期 => 艹, 二, 一, 八, 冂, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qi1 - a period of time/phase/stage/(used for issue of a periodical, courses of study)/time/term/period/to hope/Taiwan pr. [qi2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 期 (qi1): The component 其 is pronounced as 'qi2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 期 (qi1): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

假期 
期 
期待 

Medium Frequency

佳期 
到期 
前期 
如期 
学期 (學期)
定期 
后期 (後期)
日期 
早期 
星期 
星期一 
星期三 
星期二 
星期五 
星期六 
星期四 
星期天 
星期几 (星期幾)
星期日 
时期 (時期)
更年期 
期望 
期末 
期盼 
期货 (期貨)
期间 (期間)
期限 
短期 
近期 
周期 (週期)
过期 (過期)
长期 (長期)
青春期 
预期 (預期)
高峰期 

四

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Meta:

  1. 四 is the 226th most frequent character.
  2. 四 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 四 appears as a character in 85 words.
  4. 四 appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
四 => 囗, 儿
Radical :
四 => 囗 (enclosure), 儿 (legs)
Graphical :
四 => 冂, 一, 丿, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. si4 - four/4

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

四 

Medium Frequency

十四 
四分之一 
四十 
四十多 
四周 
四季 
四射 
四川 
四月 
四处 (四處)
大四 
新四军 (新四軍)
星期四 
周四 (週四)

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四 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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