法

Meta:

  1. 法 is the 65th most frequent character.
  2. 法 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 法 appears as a character in 215 words.
  4. 法 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
法 => 氵, 去
Radical :
法 => 氵 (water), 土 (earth), 厶 (private)
Graphical :
法 => ⺀, ㇀, 一, 丨, 一, ㇛, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Fa3 - France/French/abbr. for 法國|法国[Fa3 guo2]
  2. fa3 - law/method/way/Buddhist teaching/Legalist

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

做法 
想法 
方法 
没法 (沒法)
法 
法国 (法國)
法律 
无法 (無法)
办法 (辦法)
魔法 

Medium Frequency

不法 
佛法 
作法 
依法 
兵法 
刑法 
加法 
司法 
吃法 
合法 
执法 (執法)
婚姻法 
宪法 (憲法)
戏法 (戲法)
手法 
打法 
政法 
书法 (書法)
书法家 (書法家)
法人 
法制 
法则 (法則)
法国人 (法國人)
法子 
法学 (法學)
法官 
法定 
法宝 (法寶)
法师 (法師)
法庭 
法式 
法拉利 
法案 
法治 
法海 
法网 (法網)
法老 
法兰克福 (法蘭克福)
法规 (法規)
法语 (法語)
法院 
犯法 
用法 
疗法 (療法)
看法 
立法 
算法 
设法 (設法)
语法 (語法)
说法 (說法)
输入法 (輸入法)
违法 (違法)
非法 
魔法师 (魔法師)

老

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Meta:

  1. 老 is the 179th most frequent character.
  2. 老 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 老 appears as a character in 178 words.
  4. 老 appears as a component in 71 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
老 => 耂, 匕
Radical :
老 => 老 (old)
Graphical :
老 => 耂, 乚, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. lao3 - prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity/old (of people)/venerable (person)/experienced/of long standing/always/all the time/of the past/very/outdated/(of meat etc) tough

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 老 (lao3): The component 老 is pronounced as 'lao3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

老 
老公 
老婆 
老妈 (老媽)
老师 (老師)
老爸 
老板 (老闆)

Medium Frequency

古老 
回老家 
年老 
老人 
老人家 
老外 
老大 
老天 
老天爷 (老天爺)
老太太 
老娘 
老子 
老家 
老实 (老實)
老年 
老年人 
老弟 
老是 
老板娘 
老爷 (老爺)
老百姓 
老虎 
老乡 (老鄉)
老头 (老頭)
老鼠 
衰老 
养老金 (養老金)
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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