清

Meta:

  1. 清 is the 335th most frequent character.
  2. 清 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 清 appears as a character in 169 words.
  4. 清 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
清 => 氵, 青
Radical :
清 => 氵 (water), 青 (green/blue)
Graphical :
清 => ⺀, ㇀, 龶, 冂, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Qing1 - Qing or Ch'ing dynasty of Imperial China (1644-1911)/surname Qing
  2. qing1 - clear/distinct/quiet/just and honest/pure/to settle or clear up/to clean up or purge

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 清 (qing1): The component 青 is pronounced as 'qing1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

清 
清新 
清早 
清晨 
清晰 
清楚 
清醒 
高清 

Medium Frequency

冷冷清清 
冷清 
分清 
大清早 
模糊不清 
清一色 
清单 (清單)
清扫 (清掃)
清明 
清朝 
清水 
清洗 
清凉 (清涼)
清淡 
清净 (清淨)
清洁 (清潔)
清洁工 (清潔工)
清澈 
清热 (清熱)
清爽 
清理 
清白 
清秀 
清空 
清纯 (清純)
清脆 
清华 (清華)
清蒸 
清远 (清遠)
清酒 
清闲 (清閒)
清除 
清静 (清靜)
清风 (清風)
清香 
清高 
澄清 
看清 
认清 (認清)

掃

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Meta:

  1. 掃 is the 1433rd most frequent character.
  2. 掃 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 掃 appears as a character in 24 words.
  4. 掃 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
掃 => 扌, 帚
Radical :
掃 => 扌 (hand), 彐 (pig snout), 冖 (cover), 巾 (turban/scarf)
Graphical :
掃 => 亅, 二, ㇕, 二, 冖, 冂, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. sao3 - to sweep
  2. sao4 - broom

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

打扫 (打掃)
扫 (掃)

Medium Frequency

扫地 (掃地)
扫帚 (掃帚)
扫描 (掃描)
扫兴 (掃興)
扫荡 (掃蕩)
扫除 (掃除)
横扫 (橫掃)
清扫 (清掃)
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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