消

Meta:

  1. 消 is the 439th most frequent character.
  2. 消 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 消 appears as a character in 68 words.
  4. 消 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
消 => 氵, 肖
Radical :
消 => 氵 (water), ⺌ (small), 月 (moon)
Graphical :
消 => ⺀, ㇀, 丨, 丷, 冂, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xiao1 - to disappear/to vanish/to eliminate/to spend (time)/have to/need

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 消 (xiao1): The component 肖 is pronounced as 'xiao4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

消失 
消息 

Medium Frequency

取消 
消 
消停 
消化 
消极 (消極)
消毒 
消灭 (消滅)
消炎 
消磨 
消耗 
消肿 (消腫)
消费 (消費)
消费者 (消費者)
消逝 
消遣 
消防 
消除 
烟消云散 (煙消雲散)

è²»

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Meta:

  1. è²» is the 486th most frequent character.
  2. è²» has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. è²» appears as a character in 81 words.
  4. è²» appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
費 => 弗, 貝
Radical :
費 => 弓 (bow), No glyph available, 貝 (shell)
Graphical :
費 => 匚, ㇉, 丨, 口, 二, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Fei4 - surname Fei
  2. fei4 - to cost/to spend/fee/wasteful/expenses

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 費 (fei4): The component 弗 is pronounced as 'fu2'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 費 (fei4): The component 貝 is pronounced as 'bei4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

免费 (免費)
浪费 (浪費)
消费 (消費)
话费 (話費)

Medium Frequency

付费 (付費)
公费 (公費)
学费 (學費)
小费 (小費)
手续费 (手續費)
收费 (收費)
收费站 (收費站)
枉费 (枉費)
欠费 (欠費)
消费者 (消費者)
生活费 (生活費)
白费 (白費)
破费 (破費)
经费 (經費)
缴费 (繳費)
耗费 (耗費)
花费 (花費)
费 (費)
费事 (費事)
费力 (費力)
费劲 (費勁)
费城 (費城)
费德勒 (費德勒)
费心 (費心)
费用 (費用)
费解 (費解)
路费 (路費)
车费 (車費)
运费 (運費)
邮费 (郵費)

Appears In:

è²» also appears in:

者

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Meta:

  1. 者 is the 103rd most frequent character.
  2. 者 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 者 appears as a character in 225 words.
  4. 者 appears as a component in 28 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
者 => 耂, 日
Radical :
者 => 耂 (old), 日 (sun/day)
Graphical :
者 => 耂, 口, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhe3 - (after a verb or adjective) one who (is) .../(after a noun) person involved in .../-er/-ist/(used after a number or 後|后[hou4] or 前[qian2] to refer to sth mentioned previously)/(used after a term, to mark a pause before defining the term)/(old) (used at the end of a command)/(old) this

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

作者 
告密者 
患者 
或者 
终结者 (終結者)
者 
记者 (記者)

Medium Frequency

使用者 
使者 
侍者 
伤者 (傷者)
初学者 (初學者)
前者 
创业者 (創業者)
胜利者 (勝利者)
劳动者 (勞動者)
参与者 (參與者)
受害者 
失败者 (失敗者)
学者 (學者)
完美主义者 (完美主義者)
工作者 
后者 (後者)
忍者 
志愿者 (志願者)
爱国者 (愛國者)
爱好者 (愛好者)
应聘者 (應聘者)
投资者 (投資者)
拓荒者 
操作者 
支持者 
旁观者 (旁觀者)
旅行者 
智者 
步行者 
死者 
求职者 (求職者)
流浪者 
消费者 (消費者)
火影忍者 
获奖者 (穫獎者)
第三者 
笔者 (筆者)
素食者 
统治者 (統治者)
经营者 (經營者)
老者 
听者 (聽者)
舞者 
行者 
制造者 (製造者)
记者会 (記者會)
设计者 (設計者)
读者 (讀者)
逝者 
长者 (長者)
领导者 (領導者)
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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