東

Meta:

  1. 東 is the 194th most frequent character.
  2. 東 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 東 appears as a character in 207 words.
  4. 東 appears as a component in 4 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
東 => 木, 日
Radical :
東 => 木 (tree), 日 (sun/day)
Graphical :
東 => 一, 丨, 八, 口, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Dong1 - surname Dong
  2. dong1 - east/host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest)/landlord

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

东 (東)
东方 (東方)
东西 (東西)

Medium Frequency

中东 (中東)
丹东 (丹東)
各奔东西 (各奔東西)
安东尼 (安東尼)
山东 (山東)
山东省 (山東省)
广东 (廣東)
广东人 (廣東人)
广东省 (廣東省)
广东话 (廣東話)
惠东 (惠東)
房东 (房東)
东亚 (東亞)
东京 (東京)
东北 (東北)
东北亚 (東北亞)
东区 (東區)
东南 (東南)
东南亚 (東南亞)
东吴 (東吳)
东城 (東城)
东城区 (東城區)
东家 (東家)
东山 (東山)
东东 (東東)
东海 (東海)
东湖 (東湖)
东营 (東營)
东直门 (東直門)
东莞 (東莞)
东莞市 (東莞市)
东边 (東邊)
东部 (東部)
东阳 (東陽)
毛泽东 (毛澤東)
江东 (江東)
河东 (河東)
浦东 (浦東)
福如东海 (福如東海)
股东 (股東)
华东 (華東)
关东 (關東)

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東 also appears in:

南

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Meta:

  1. 南 is the 307th most frequent character.
  2. 南 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 南 appears as a character in 260 words.
  4. 南 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
南 => 十, No glyph available
Radical :
南 => 十 (ten), 冂 (upside down box), 丷 (eight/divide), 干 (dry)
Graphical :
南 => 一, 丨, 冂, 丷, 一, 一, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Nan2 - surname Nan
  2. nan2 - south

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 南 (nan2): The component 干 is pronounced as 'gan1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 南 (nan2): The component 干 is pronounced as 'gan4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

南 
南京 
南宁 (南寧)
南方 
江南 
河南 
海南 
湖南 
济南 (濟南)
越南 
云南 (雲南)

Medium Frequency

中南 
中南海 
以南 
南下 
南京市 
南京路 
南充 
南北 
南区 (南區)
南坪 
南城 
南大 
南宋 
南宁市 (南寧市)
南山 
南山区 (南山區)
南岸 
南岛 (南島)
南岳 (南嶽)
南平 
南昌 
南朝 
南极 (南極)
南沙 
南洋 
南海 
南海区 (南海區)
南湖 
南浔 (南潯)
南瓜 
南美 
南航 
南华 (南華)
南通 
南通市 
南部 
南开 (南開)
南阳 (南陽)
南雄 
南非 
台南 
寿比南山 (壽比南山)
天南地北 
岭南 (嶺南)
指南 
东南 (東南)
东南亚 (東南亞)
东南部 (東南部)
河南省 
海南岛 (海南島)
淮南 
渭南 
湖南省 
济南市 (濟南市)
华南 (華南)
西南 
西南部 
闽南 (閩南)
闽南语 (閩南語)
云南省 (雲南省)

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南 also appears in:

部

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Meta:

  1. 部 is the 84th most frequent character.
  2. 部 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 部 appears as a character in 106 words.
  4. 部 appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
部 => 咅, 阝
Radical :
部 => 立 (stand erect), 口 (mouth), 阝 (town)
Graphical :
部 => 一, 丶, 丷, 一, 口, 丨, ㇌

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bu4 - ministry/department/section/part/division/troops/board/classifier for works of literature, films, machines etc

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 部 (bu4): The component 阝 is pronounced as 'fu3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

全部 
部 
部分 

Medium Frequency

一部分 
中部 
俱乐部 (俱樂部)
内部 (內部)
公安部 
北部 
南部 
外部 
大部分 (大部份)
天龙八部 (天龍八部)
尾部 
局部 
干部 (幹部)
底部 
东部 (東部)
总部 (總部)
胸部 
腰部 
腹部 
臀部 
西部 
部位 
部署 
部落 
部长 (部長)
部门 (部門)
部队 (部隊)
面部 
头部 (頭部)
颈部 (頸部)

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部 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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