束

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  1. 束 is the 996th most frequent character.
  2. 束 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 束 appears as a character in 22 words.
  4. 束 appears as a component in 17 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
束 => 木, 口
Radical :
束 => 木 (tree), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
束 => 一, 丨, 八, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Shu4 - surname Shu
  2. shu4 - to bind/bunch/bundle/classifier for bunches, bundles, beams of light etc/to control

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 束 (shu4): The component 木 is pronounced as 'mu4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

结束 (結束)

Medium Frequency

束 
束缚 (束縛)
无拘无束 (無拘無束)
约束 (約束)

之

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  1. 之 is the 44th most frequent character.
  2. 之 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 之 appears as a character in 173 words.
  4. 之 appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
之 => 𪜋, ㇝
Radical :
之 => 王 (jade), 丶 (dot), 戈 (spear), ㇝ (N/A)
Graphical :
之 => 一, 一, 丨, 一, 丶, 戈, ㇝

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhi1 - (possessive particle, literary equivalent of 的)/him/her/it

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 之 (zhi1): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'zhu3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

之 
之前 
之后 (之後)

Medium Frequency

一臂之力 
三分之一 
不败之地 (不敗之地)
久而久之 
之一 
之上 
之下 
之中 
之内 (之內)
之外 
之所以 
之间 (之間)
之际 (之際)
之类 (之類)
持之以恒 (持之以恆)
挥之不去 (揮之不去)
总之 (總之)

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之 also appears in:

高

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  1. 高 is the 134th most frequent character.
  2. 高 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 高 appears as a character in 261 words.
  4. 高 appears as a component in 21 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
高 => No glyph available, 冋
Radical :
高 => 高 (tall)
Graphical :
高 => 一, 丶, 口, 冂, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Gao1 - surname Gao
  2. gao1 - high/tall/above average/loud/your (honorific)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 高 (gao1): The component 高 is pronounced as 'gao1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

提高 
高 
高中 
高手 
高清 
高兴 (高興)
高速 

Medium Frequency

增高 
崇高 
抬高 
升高 (昇高)
清高 
兴高采烈 (興高采烈)
身高 
高下 
高中生 
高人 
高位 
高低 
高傲 
高僧 
高价 (高價)
高分 
高升 
高原 
高呼 
高压 (高壓)
高大 
高官 
高尚 
高层 (高層)
高山 
高峰 
高峰期 
高度 
高效 
高于 (高於)
高昂 
高明 
高材生 
高架 
高校 
高楼 (高樓)
高档 (高檔)
高歌 
高汤 (高湯)
高温 (高溫)
高涨 (高漲)
高潮 
高潮迭起 
高烧 (高燒)
高尔夫 (高爾夫)
高科技 
高空 
高端 
高等 
高管 
高粱 
高级 (高級)
高考 
高薪 
高处 (高處)
高血压 (高血壓)
高调 (高調)
高贵 (高貴)
高超 
高跟鞋 
高速路 
高达 (高達)
高铁 (高鐵)
高雄 
高雅 
高音 
高飞 (高飛)
高高兴兴 (高高興興)
高龄 (高齡)

阁

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Meta:

  1. 阁 is the 1680th most frequent character.
  2. 阁 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 阁 appears as a character in 21 words.
  4. 阁 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
阁 => 门, 各
Radical :
阁 => 门 (gate), 夂 (go), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
阁 => 丶, 丨, ㇆, ㇇, ㇏, ㇒, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ge2 - pavilion (usu. two-storied)/cabinet (politics)/boudoir/woman's chamber/rack/shelf

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 阁 (ge2): The component 各 is pronounced as 'ge4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

内阁 (內閣)
阁 (閣)
阁下 (閣下)
阁楼 (閣樓)

Medium Frequency

出阁 (出閣)
剑阁 (劍閣)
束之高阁 (束之高閣)
楼阁 (樓閣)
滕王阁 (滕王閣)
空中楼阁 (空中樓閣)
金阁寺 (金閣寺)
雅阁 (雅閣)

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阁 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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