普

Meta:

  1. 普 is the 629th most frequent character.
  2. 普 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 普 appears as a character in 74 words.
  4. 普 appears as a component in 4 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
普 => 並, 日
Radical :
普 => 丷 (eight/divide), 一 (one), No glyph available, 丷 (eight/divide), 一 (one), 日 (sun/day)
Graphical :
普 => 丷, 一, 丨, 丷, 一, 口, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. pu3 - general/popular/everywhere/universal

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

普通 

Medium Frequency

吉普 
惠普 
普世 
普京 
普及 
普吉 
普天同庆 (普天同慶)
普宁 (普寧)
普宁市 (普寧市)
普希金 
普普通通 
普查 
普洱 
普洱茶 
普照 
普罗旺斯 (普羅旺斯)
普通人 
普通话 (普通話)
普遍 
普陀 
普陀区 (普陀區)
普陀山 
标普 (標普)
科普 

Appears In:

普 also appears in:

通

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Meta:

  1. 通 is the 190th most frequent character.
  2. 通 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 通 appears as a character in 176 words.
  4. 通 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
通 => 辶, 甬
Radical :
通 => 辶 (walk), 龴 (N/A), 用 (use)
Graphical :
通 => 丶, ㇆, ㇝, 龴, 冂, 二, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. tong1 - to go through/to know well/(suffix) expert/to connect/to communicate/open/to clear/classifier for letters, telegrams, phone calls etc
  2. tong4 - classifier for sections of music playing/classifier for bouts of unpleasant language

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong1): The component 甬 is pronounced as 'tong3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong1): The component 甬 is pronounced as 'yong3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong1): The component 用 is pronounced as 'yong4'. It has the same pinyin final.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong4): The component 甬 is pronounced as 'tong3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  5. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong4): The component 甬 is pronounced as 'yong3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  6. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong4): The component 用 is pronounced as 'yong4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

交通 
普通 
沟通 (溝通)
联通 (聯通)
通 
通宵 
通知 
通过 (通過)
开通 (開通)

Medium Frequency

亨通 
全球通 
南通 
卡通 
圆通 (圓通)
想通 
打通 
接通 
扑通 (撲通)
普普通通 
普通话 (普通話)
畅通 (暢通)
流通 
相通 
精通 
网通 (網通)
变通 (變通)
通俗 
通信 
通向 
通告 
通报 (通報)
通州 
通常 
通往 
通畅 (通暢)
通气 (通氣)
通用 
通病 
通红 (通紅)
通缉 (通緝)
通胀 (通脹)
通行 
通行证 (通行證)
通讯 (通訊)
通讯录 (通訊錄)
通话 (通話)
通货膨胀 (通貨膨脹)
通车 (通車)
通透 
通通 
通道 
通关 (通關)
通风 (通風)

Appears In:

通 also appears in:

話

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Meta:

  1. 話 is the 170th most frequent character.
  2. 話 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 話 appears as a character in 119 words.
  4. 話 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
話 => 言, 舌
Radical :
話 => 言 (speech), 舌 (tongue)
Graphical :
話 => 一, 丶, 二, 口, ㇒, 一, 丨, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. hua4 - dialect/language/spoken words/speech/talk/words/conversation/what sb said/CL:種|种[zhong3],席[xi2],句[ju4],口[kou3],番[fan1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

大话骰 (大話骰)
的话 (的話)
话 (話)
说话 (說話)
电话 (電話)

Medium Frequency

俗话 (俗話)
假话 (假話)
坏话 (壞話)
梦话 (夢話)
好话 (好話)
实话 (實話)
对话 (對話)
废话 (廢話)
心里话 (心裡話)
情话 (情話)
普通话 (普通話)
无话可说 (無話可說)
神话 (神話)
童话 (童話)
笑话 (笑話)
听话 (聽話)
话剧 (話劇)
话语 (話語)
话费 (話費)
话题 (話題)
谈话 (談話)
谎话 (謊話)
讲话 (講話)
通话 (通話)
电话卡 (電話卡)
脏话 (髒話)
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.