江

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  1. 江 is the 577th most frequent character.
  2. 江 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 江 appears as a character in 217 words.
  4. 江 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
江 => 氵, 工
Radical :
江 => 氵 (water), 工 (work)
Graphical :
江 => ⺀, ㇀, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Jiang1 - surname Jiang
  2. jiang1 - river/CL:條|条[tiao2],道[dao4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

江 
江南 
江山 
江湖 
江苏 (江蘇)
江西 
浙江 
长江 (長江)
丽江 (麗江)

Medium Frequency

九江 
内江 (內江)
吴江 (吳江)
岷江 
平江 
廉江 
怒江 
晋江 (晉江)
晋江市 (晉江市)
曲江 
东江 (東江)
松江 
松江区 (松江區)
松花江 
柳江 
椒江 
江北 
江北区 (江北區)
江宁 (江寧)
江宁区 (江寧區)
江户 (江戶)
江东 (江東)
江水 
江河 
江汉 (江漢)
江汉区 (江漢區)
江苏省 (江蘇省)
江西省 
江边 (江邊)
江郎才尽 (江郎才盡)
江门 (江門)
江阴 (江陰)
江面 
沿江 
浙江省 
浦江 
湘江 
湛江 
滨江 (濱江)
漓江 (灕江)
牡丹江 
珠江 
翻江倒海 
临江 (臨江)
西江 
都江堰 
金沙江 
钱塘江 (錢塘江)
锦江 (錦江)
锦江区 (錦江區)
镇江 (鎮江)
阳江 (陽江)
黄浦江 (黃浦江)
黑龙江 (黑龍江)
黑龙江省 (黑龍江省)
龙江 (龍江)

苏

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Meta:

  1. 苏 is the 590th most frequent character.
  2. 苏 has 4 dictionary entries.
  3. 苏 appears as a character in 65 words.
  4. 苏 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
苏 => 艹, 办
Radical :
苏 => 艹 (grass), 力 (power/force), 八 (eight/divide)
Graphical :
苏 => 艹, ㇆, 丿, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. su1 - see 囉囌|啰苏[luo1 su1]
  2. su1 - variant of 蘇|苏[su1]/to revive
  3. Su1 - surname Su/abbr. for Soviet Union 蘇維埃|苏维埃 or 蘇聯|苏联/abbr. for Jiangsu province 江蘇|江苏/abbr. for Suzhou city 蘇州|苏州
  4. su1 - Perilla frutescens (Chinese basil or wild red basil)/place name/to revive/used as phonetic in transliteration

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

苏 (囌)
江苏 (江蘇)
苏醒 (甦醒)
苏州 (蘇州)
苏格兰 (蘇格蘭)

Medium Frequency

复苏 (復甦)
提拉米苏 (提拉米蘇)
江苏省 (江蘇省)
流苏 (流蘇)
紫苏 (紫蘇)
苏丹 (蘇丹)
苏州市 (蘇州市)
苏州河 (蘇州河)
苏打 (蘇打)
苏打水 (蘇打水)
苏打粉 (蘇打粉)
苏杭 (蘇杭)
苏东坡 (蘇東坡)
苏格拉底 (蘇格拉底)
苏珊 (蘇珊)
苏联 (蘇聯)
苏菲 (蘇菲)
苏轼 (蘇軾)
苏黎世 (蘇黎世)
阿克苏 (阿克蘇)

省

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Meta:

  1. 省 is the 665th most frequent character.
  2. 省 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 省 appears as a character in 59 words.
  4. 省 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
省 => 少, 目
Radical :
省 => 小 (small), 丿 (bend), 目 (eye)
Graphical :
省 => 亅, 八, 丿, 口, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. sheng3 - to save/to economize/to do without/to omit/to leave out/province/CL:個|个[ge4]
  2. xing3 - introspection/to examine oneself critically/awareness/to visit (an elderly relative)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 省 (sheng3): The component 少 is pronounced as 'shao3'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 省 (sheng3): The component 少 is pronounced as 'shao4'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 省 (xing3): The component 小 is pronounced as 'xiao3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

省 
节省 (節省)

Medium Frequency

反省 
吉林省 
四川省 
安徽省 
山东省 (山東省)
山西省 
广东省 (廣東省)
江苏省 (江蘇省)
江西省 
河北省 
河南省 
浙江省 
湖北省 
湖南省 
省事 
省份 
省去 
省城 
省委 
省得 
省心 
省会 (省會)
省略 
省级 (省級)
省长 (省長)
省电 (省電)
福建省 
自省 
辽宁省 (遼寧省)
陕西省 (陝西省)
云南省 (雲南省)
黑龙江省 (黑龍江省)
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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