沉

Meta:

  1. 沉 is the 746th most frequent character.
  2. 沉 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 沉 appears as a character in 48 words.
  4. 沉 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
沉 => 氵, 冗
Radical :
沉 => 氵 (water), 冖 (cover), 几 (table)
Graphical :
沉 => ⺀, ㇀, 冖, 丿, ㇠

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. chen1 - see 黑沉沉[hei1 chen1 chen1]
  2. chen2 - to submerge/to immerse/to sink/to keep down/to lower/to drop/deep/profound/heavy

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

沉重 
沉默 

Medium Frequency

低沉 
沉 
沉寂 
沉思 
沉闷 (沉悶)
沉沉 
沉没 (沉沒)
沉浸 
沉沦 (沉淪)
沉溺 
沉淀 (沉澱)
沉睡 
沉稳 (沉穩)
沉着 (沉著)
沉迷 
沉醉 
沉静 (沉靜)
消沉 
深沉 
阴沉 (陰沉)

靜

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Meta:

  1. 靜 is the 721st most frequent character.
  2. 靜 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 靜 appears as a character in 50 words.
  4. 靜 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
靜 => 青, 爭
Radical :
靜 => 青 (green/blue), 爫 (claw/talon), ⺕ (pig snout), 亅 (hook)
Graphical :
靜 => 龶, 冂, 二, 爫, 匚, 一, 亅

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jing4 - still/calm/quiet/not moving

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 靜 (jing4): The component 青 is pronounced as 'qing1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 靜 (jing4): The component 亅 is pronounced as 'jue2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

冷静 (冷靜)
安静 (安靜)
宁静 (寧靜)
平静 (平靜)
静 (靜)

Medium Frequency

动静 (動靜)
寂静 (寂靜)
幽静 (幽靜)
心静 (心靜)
恬静 (恬靜)
文静 (文靜)
梁静茹 (梁靜茹)
沉静 (沉靜)
清静 (清靜)
镇静 (鎮靜)
静候 (靜候)
静坐 (靜坐)
静心 (靜心)
静悄悄 (靜悄悄)
静止 (靜止)
静脉 (靜脈)
静谧 (靜謐)
静电 (靜電)
静音 (靜音)
静默 (靜默)
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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