氏

Meta:

  1. 氏 is the 1498th most frequent character.
  2. 氏 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 氏 appears as a character in 26 words.
  4. 氏 appears as a component in 33 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
氏 => No glyph available, No glyph available
Radical :
氏 => 氏 (clan)
Graphical :
氏 => ㇒, ㇗, ㇂, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shi4 - clan name/maiden name
  2. zhi1 - see 月氏[Yue4 zhi1] and 閼氏|阏氏[yan1 zhi1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 氏 (shi4): The component 氏 is pronounced as 'shi4'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 氏 (shi4): The component 氏 is pronounced as 'zhi1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 氏 (zhi1): The component 氏 is pronounced as 'shi4'. It has the same pinyin final.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 氏 (zhi1): The component 氏 is pronounced as 'zhi1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

氏 

Medium Frequency

人氏 
姓氏 
摄氏 (攝氏)
摄氏度 (攝氏度)
李氏 
氏族 
无名氏 (無名氏)
卢氏 (盧氏)
罗氏 (羅氏)
华氏 (華氏)
里氏 

族

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Meta:

  1. 族 is the 549th most frequent character.
  2. 族 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 族 appears as a character in 76 words.
  4. 族 appears as a component in 5 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
族 => 方, No glyph available
Radical :
族 => 方 (square/raft), 丿 (bend), 一 (one), 矢 (arrow)
Graphical :
族 => 一, 丶, 丿, ㇆, 丿, 一, 丿, 一, 人, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zu2 - race/nationality/ethnicity/clan/by extension, social group (e.g. office workers 上班族)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

上班族 
家族 
族 
民族 

Medium Frequency

一族 
哈尼族 
单身贵族 (單身貴族)
回族 
土家族 
壮族 (壯族)
彝族 (彞族)
族群 
族谱 (族譜)
月光族 
朝鲜族 (朝鮮族)
民族主义 (民族主義)
水族 
水族箱 
水族馆 (水族館)
满族 (滿族)
汉族 (漢族)
瑶族 (瑤族)
白族 
皇族 
种族 (種族)
纳西族 (納西族)
维吾尔族 (維吾爾族)
维族 (維族)
羌族 
苗族 
蒙古族 
藏族 
贵族 (貴族)
追星族 
部族 
黎族 

Appears In:

族 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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