湖

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  1. 湖 is the 916th most frequent character.
  2. 湖 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 湖 appears as a character in 95 words.
  4. 湖 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
湖 => 氵, 胡
Radical :
湖 => 氵 (water), 十 (ten), 口 (mouth), 月 (moon)
Graphical :
湖 => ⺀, ㇀, 一, 丨, 口, 冂, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. hu2 - lake/CL:個|个[ge4],片[pian4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 湖 (hu2): The component 胡 is pronounced as 'hu2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 湖 (hu2): The component 胡 is pronounced as 'hu2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

江湖 
湖 
湖南 

Medium Frequency

五湖四海 
千岛湖 (千島湖)
南湖 
天鹅湖 (天鵝湖)
太湖 
平湖 
东湖 (東湖)
淡水湖 
湖北 
湖北省 
湖南省 
湖州 
湖泊 
湖滨 (湖濱)
湖边 (湖邊)
泸沽湖 (瀘沽湖)
罗湖 (羅湖)
罗湖区 (羅湖區)
芜湖 (蕪湖)
西湖 
西湖区 (西湖區)
龙湖 (龍湖)

南

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  1. 南 is the 307th most frequent character.
  2. 南 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 南 appears as a character in 260 words.
  4. 南 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
南 => 十, No glyph available
Radical :
南 => 十 (ten), 冂 (upside down box), 丷 (eight/divide), 干 (dry)
Graphical :
南 => 一, 丨, 冂, 丷, 一, 一, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Nan2 - surname Nan
  2. nan2 - south

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 南 (nan2): The component 干 is pronounced as 'gan1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 南 (nan2): The component 干 is pronounced as 'gan4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

南 
南京 
南宁 (南寧)
南方 
江南 
河南 
海南 
湖南 
济南 (濟南)
越南 
云南 (雲南)

Medium Frequency

中南 
中南海 
以南 
南下 
南京市 
南京路 
南充 
南北 
南区 (南區)
南坪 
南城 
南大 
南宋 
南宁市 (南寧市)
南山 
南山区 (南山區)
南岸 
南岛 (南島)
南岳 (南嶽)
南平 
南昌 
南朝 
南极 (南極)
南沙 
南洋 
南海 
南海区 (南海區)
南湖 
南浔 (南潯)
南瓜 
南美 
南航 
南华 (南華)
南通 
南通市 
南部 
南开 (南開)
南阳 (南陽)
南雄 
南非 
台南 
寿比南山 (壽比南山)
天南地北 
岭南 (嶺南)
指南 
东南 (東南)
东南亚 (東南亞)
东南部 (東南部)
河南省 
海南岛 (海南島)
淮南 
渭南 
湖南省 
济南市 (濟南市)
华南 (華南)
西南 
西南部 
闽南 (閩南)
闽南语 (閩南語)
云南省 (雲南省)

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南 also appears in:

省

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  1. 省 is the 665th most frequent character.
  2. 省 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 省 appears as a character in 59 words.
  4. 省 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
省 => 少, 目
Radical :
省 => 小 (small), 丿 (bend), 目 (eye)
Graphical :
省 => 亅, 八, 丿, 口, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. sheng3 - to save/to economize/to do without/to omit/to leave out/province/CL:個|个[ge4]
  2. xing3 - introspection/to examine oneself critically/awareness/to visit (an elderly relative)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 省 (sheng3): The component 少 is pronounced as 'shao3'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 省 (sheng3): The component 少 is pronounced as 'shao4'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 省 (xing3): The component 小 is pronounced as 'xiao3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

省 
节省 (節省)

Medium Frequency

反省 
吉林省 
四川省 
安徽省 
山东省 (山東省)
山西省 
广东省 (廣東省)
江苏省 (江蘇省)
江西省 
河北省 
河南省 
浙江省 
湖北省 
湖南省 
省事 
省份 
省去 
省城 
省委 
省得 
省心 
省会 (省會)
省略 
省级 (省級)
省长 (省長)
省电 (省電)
福建省 
自省 
辽宁省 (遼寧省)
陕西省 (陝西省)
云南省 (雲南省)
黑龙江省 (黑龍江省)
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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