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)

理

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Meta:

  1. 理 is the 89th most frequent character.
  2. 理 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 理 appears as a character in 164 words.
  4. 理 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
理 => 王, 里
Radical :
理 => 王 (jade), 里 (village/mile)
Graphical :
理 => 一, 一, 丨, 一, 冂, 一, 丨, 一, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. li3 - texture/grain (of wood)/inner essence/intrinsic order/reason/logic/truth/science/natural science (esp. physics)/to manage/to pay attention to/to run (affairs)/to handle/to put in order/to tidy up

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 理 (li3): The component 里 is pronounced as 'li3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

心理 
整理 
理 
理想 
理由 
理解 
管理 
处理 (處理)
护理 (護理)
道理 

Medium Frequency

不理 
代理 
修理 
伦理 (倫理)
助理 
原理 
合理 
哲理 
地理 
大理 
心安理得 
心理学 (心理學)
心理学家 (心理學家)
情理 
打理 
推理 
搭理 
料理 
明理 
梳理 
治理 
清理 
无理 (無理)
无理取闹 (無理取鬧)
物理 
理喻 
理工 
理念 
理性 
理所当然 (理所當然)
理智 
理会 (理會)
理直气壮 (理直氣壯)
理睬 
理科 
理论 (理論)
理财 (理財)
理发 (理髮)
理发师 (理髮師)
理发店 (理髮店)
生理 
真理 
管理员 (管理員)
纹理 (紋理)
经理 (經理)
总理 (總理)
总经理 (總經理)
自理 
处理器 (處理器)
调理 (調理)
讲理 (講理)
办理 (辦理)
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.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.