甲

Meta:

  1. 甲 is the 1104th most frequent character.
  2. 甲 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 甲 appears as a character in 58 words.
  4. 甲 appears as a component in 15 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
甲 => 冂, No glyph available
Radical :
甲 => 冂 (upside down box), 二 (two), 丨 (line)
Graphical :
甲 => 冂, 二, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jia3 - first of the ten heavenly stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1]/(used for an unspecified person or thing)/first (in a list, as a party to a contract etc)/armor plating/shell or carapace/(of the fingers or toes) nail/bladed leather or metal armor (old)/ranking system used in the Imperial examinations (old)/civil administration unit (old)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 甲 (jia3): The component 冂 is pronounced as 'jiong1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

指甲 
甲 

Medium Frequency

指甲油 
甲乙 
甲亢 
甲子 
甲方 
甲板 
甲状腺 (甲狀腺)
甲醛 
甲骨文 
盔甲 
美甲 
花甲 
趾甲 
铠甲 (鎧甲)
铁甲 (鐵甲)
马甲 (馬甲)
鳞甲 (鱗甲)

骨

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Meta:

  1. 骨 is the 1034th most frequent character.
  2. 骨 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 骨 appears as a character in 98 words.
  4. 骨 appears as a component in 36 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
骨 => 冎, 月
Radical :
骨 => 骨 (bone)
Graphical :
骨 => 冂, ㇆, 冂, 冂, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gu3 - bone

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 骨 (gu3): The component 冎 is pronounced as 'gua3'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 骨 (gu3): The component 骨 is pronounced as 'gu3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

刻骨铭心 (刻骨銘心)
排骨 
骨 
骨子 
骨头 (骨頭)

Medium Frequency

傲骨 
伤筋动骨 (傷筋動骨)
刺骨 
刻骨 
彻骨 (徹骨)
毛骨悚然 
甲骨文 
白骨 
筋骨 
粉身碎骨 
肋骨 
脱胎换骨 (脫胎換骨)
贱骨头 (賤骨頭)
软骨 (軟骨)
锁骨 (鎖骨)
露骨 
颧骨 (顴骨)
风骨 (風骨)
骨干 (骨幹)
骨感 
骨折 
骨朵 
骨架 
骨气 (骨氣)
骨灰 
骨灰盒 
骨牌 
骨盆 
骨科 
骨肉 
骨血 
骨骼 
骨髓 
鱼骨 (魚骨)
龙骨 (龍骨)

文

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Meta:

  1. 文 is the 148th most frequent character.
  2. 文 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 文 appears as a character in 227 words.
  4. 文 appears as a component in 38 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
文 => 亠, 乂
Radical :
文 => 文 (script/literature)
Graphical :
文 => 一, 丶, 乂

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Wen2 - surname Wen
  2. wen2 - language/culture/writing/formal/literary/gentle/(old) classifier for coins/Kangxi radical 118

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 文 (wen2): The component 文 is pronounced as 'wen2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

中文 
博文 
原文 
文 
文化 
文字 
文章 
文艺 (文藝)
英文 

Medium Frequency

一文不值 
三文鱼 (三文魚)
人文 
作文 
天文 
天文馆 (天文館)
散文 
文人 
文件 
文具 
文学 (文學)
文凭 (文憑)
文摘 
文昌 
文明 
文本 
文档 (文檔)
文物 
文献 (文獻)
文盲 
文科 
文笔 (文筆)
文采 
文静 (文靜)
文革 
斯文 
日文 
本文 
蔡英文 
语文 (語文)
论文 (論文)
达尔文 (達爾文)
铭文 (銘文)
韩文 (韓文)
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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