留

Meta:

  1. 留 is the 554th most frequent character.
  2. 留 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 留 appears as a character in 73 words.
  4. 留 appears as a component in 16 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
留 => 卯, 田
Radical :
留 => 卯 (N/A), 田 (field)
Graphical :
留 => 卯, 冂, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. liu2 - to leave (a message etc)/to retain/to stay/to remain/to keep/to preserve

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

留 
留下 

Medium Frequency

保留 
停留 
挽留 
收留 
残留 (殘留)
滞留 (滯留)
留住 
留作 
留学 (留學)
留学生 (留學生)
留守 
留影 
留心 
留念 
留情 
留意 
留恋 (留戀)
留神 
留给 (留給)
留言 
逗留 
遗留 (遺留)

下

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Meta:

  1. 下 is the 42nd most frequent character.
  2. 下 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 下 appears as a character in 255 words.
  4. 下 appears as a component in 4 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
下 => 一, 卜
Radical :
下 => 一 (one), 卜 (divination)
Graphical :
下 => 一, 丨, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xia4 - down/downwards/below/lower/later/next (week etc)/second (of two parts)/to decline/to go down/to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

一下 
下 
下午 
下载 (下載)
天下 

Medium Frequency

一下子 
上下 
下来 (下來)
下去 
下手 
下班 
下车 (下車)
下辈子 (下輩子)
下酒 
下降 
下雨 
下雪 
下面 
之下 
以下 
倒下 
剩下 
地下 
如下 
写下 (寫下)
底下 
拿下 
接下来 (接下來)
放下 
旗下 
楼下 (樓下)
留下 
当下 (當下)
落下 
许下 (許下)
躺下 
这下 (這下)
乡下 (鄉下)
零下 

Appears In:

下 also appears in:
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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