柳

Meta:

  1. 柳 is the 1555th most frequent character.
  2. 柳 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 柳 appears as a character in 33 words.
  4. 柳 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
柳 => 木, 卯
Radical :
柳 => 木 (tree), 卯 (N/A)
Graphical :
柳 => 一, 丨, 八, 卯

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Liu3 - surname Liu
  2. liu3 - willow

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

柳州 

Medium Frequency

柳 
柳丁 
柳城 
柳州市 
柳暗花明 
柳林 
柳条 (柳條)
柳树 (柳樹)
柳橙 
柳永 
柳江 
杨柳 (楊柳)
牛柳 
花红柳绿 (花紅柳綠)
猪柳 (豬柳)

暗

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Meta:

  1. 暗 is the 827th most frequent character.
  2. 暗 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 暗 appears as a character in 54 words.
  4. 暗 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
暗 => 日, 音
Radical :
暗 => 日 (sun/day), 音 (sound)
Graphical :
暗 => 口, 一, 一, 丶, 丷, 一, 口, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. an4 - dark/gloomy/hidden/secret/muddled/obscure/in the dark
  2. an4 - to close (a door)/to eclipse/muddled/stupid/ignorant/variant of 暗[an4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

暗恋 (暗戀)
黑暗 

Medium Frequency

昏暗 
暗 
暗中 
暗地 
暗暗 
暗淡 
暗示 
暗算 
暗自 
暗藏 
暗号 (暗號)
柳暗花明 
灰暗 
阴暗 (陰暗)

花

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Meta:

  1. 花 is the 410th most frequent character.
  2. 花 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 花 appears as a character in 286 words.
  4. 花 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
花 => 艹, 化
Radical :
花 => 艹 (grass), 亻 (human), 匕 (spoon)
Graphical :
花 => 艹, ㇒, 丨, 乚, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Hua1 - surname Hua
  2. hua1 - flower/blossom/CL:朵[duo3],支[zhi1],束[shu4],把[ba3],盆[pen2],簇[cu4]/fancy pattern/florid/to spend (money, time)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 花 (hua1): The component 化 is pronounced as 'hua1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 花 (hua1): The component 化 is pronounced as 'hua4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

烟花 (煙花)
花 
雪花 
鲜花 (鮮花)

Medium Frequency

五花肉 
印花 
大丽花 (大麗花)
天花板 
如花 
心花怒放 
挑花眼 
提花 
插花 
昙花一现 (曇花一現)
校花 
桂花 
桃花运 (桃花運)
梅花 
棉花 
棉花糖 
樱花 (櫻花)
水仙花 
浪花 
火花 
爆米花 
玫瑰花 
白花花 
百合花 
眼花 
礼花 (禮花)
种花 (種花)
红花 (紅花)
繁花 
绣花 (繡花)
花光 
花儿 (花兒)
花卉 
花园 (花園)
花季 
花心 
花掉 
花旦 
花木兰 (花木蘭)
花朵 
花枝 
花椒 
花样 (花樣)
花灯 (花燈)
花瓣 
花瓶 
花生 
花生米 
花痴 
花盆 
花粉 
花纹 (花紋)
花絮 
花色 
花草 
花菜 
花街 
花言巧语 (花言巧語)
花费 (花費)
花轿 (花轎)
花边 (花邊)
花都 
花香 
茶花 
荷花 
菊花 
菊花茶 
菜花 
莲花 (蓮花)
葱花 (蔥花)
兰花 (蘭花)
西兰花 (西蘭花)
豆花 
锦上添花 (錦上添花)
开花 (開花)
风花雪月 (風花雪月)
麻花 
黄花 (黃花)

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花 also appears in:

明

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Meta:

  1. 明 is the 121st most frequent character.
  2. 明 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 明 appears as a character in 201 words.
  4. 明 appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
明 => 日, 月
Radical :
明 => 日 (sun/day), 月 (moon)
Graphical :
明 => 口, 一, 冂, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Ming2 - Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)/surname Ming/Ming (c. 2000 BC), fourth of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝[Yan2 di4] descended from Shennong 神農|神农[Shen2 nong2] Farmer God
  2. ming2 - bright/opposite: dark 暗[an4]/(of meaning) clear/to understand/next/public or open/wise/generic term for a sacrifice to the gods

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

明天 
明星 
明白 

Medium Frequency

三明治 
不明 
光明 
分明 
天明 
姚明 
文明 
昆明 
明 
明亮 
明信片 
明儿 (明兒)
明天见 (明天見)
明媚 
明年 
明日 
明明 
明智 
明月 
明朗 
明珠 
明知 
明确 (明確)
明显 (明顯)
发明 (發明)
精明 
聪明 (聰明)
声明 (聲明)
表明 
说明 (說明)
证明 (證明)
透明 
阳光明媚 (陽光明媚)
鲜明 (鮮明)
黎明 

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明 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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