用

Meta:

  1. 用 is the 51st most frequent character.
  2. 用 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 用 appears as a character in 148 words.
  4. 用 appears as a component in 77 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
用 => 冂, No glyph available
Radical :
用 => 用 (use)
Graphical :
用 => 冂, 二, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yong4 - to use/to employ/to have to/to eat or drink/expense or outlay/usefulness/hence/therefore

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 用 (yong4): The component 用 is pronounced as 'yong4'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

使用 
用 

Medium Frequency

不用 
享用 
作用 
信用 
信用卡 
备用 (備用)
利用 
好用 
家用 
实用 (實用)
专用 (專用)
引用 
应用 (應用)
采用 (採用)
有用 
服用 
没用 (沒用)
用来 (用來)
用力 
用品 
用完 
用心 
用户 (用戶)
用尽 (用盡)
管用 
试用 (試用)
费用 (費用)
通用 
运用 (運用)
适用 (適用)
选用 (選用)
食用 
饮用 (飲用)

光

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Meta:

  1. 光 is the 290th most frequent character.
  2. 光 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 光 appears as a character in 201 words.
  4. 光 appears as a component in 12 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
光 => ⺌, 兀
Radical :
光 => ⺌ (small), 一 (one), 儿 (legs)
Graphical :
光 => 丨, 丷, 一, 丿, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. guang1 - light/ray/CL:道[dao4]/bright/only/merely/to use up

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

光 
光明 
光荣 (光榮)
时光 (時光)
曝光 
眼光 
阳光 (陽光)

Medium Frequency

不光 
亮光 
光亮 
光伏 
光光 
光圈 
光大 
光学 (光學)
光年 
光彩 
光影 
光明正大 
光是 
光景 
光棍 
光棍儿 (光棍兒)
光棍节 (光棍節)
光滑 
光洁 (光潔)
光泽 (光澤)
光照 
光环 (光環)
光盘 (光盤)
光线 (光線)
光纤 (光纖)
光临 (光臨)
光芒 
光辉 (光輝)
光速 
光阴 (光陰)
光头 (光頭)
光顾 (光顧)
光鲜 (光鮮)
反光 
夜光 
日光 
日光浴 
星光 
春光 
曙光 
月光 
月光族 
极光 (極光)
油光 
泪光 (淚光)
激光 
火光 
荧光 (熒光)
灯光 (燈光)
烛光 (燭光)
用光 
发光 (發光)
目光 
穷光蛋 (窮光蛋)
耳光 
脱光 (脫光)
花光 
蓝光 (藍光)
观光 (觀光)
走光 
闪光 (閃光)
闪光灯 (閃光燈)
开光 (開光)
阳光明媚 (陽光明媚)
灵光 (靈光)
风光 (風光)
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.