百

Meta:

  1. 百 is the 407th most frequent character.
  2. 百 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 百 appears as a character in 101 words.
  4. 百 appears as a component in 4 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
百 => 一, 白
Radical :
百 => 一 (one), 白 (white)
Graphical :
百 => 一, 口, 一, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Bai3 - surname Bai
  2. bai3 - hundred/numerous/all kinds of

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 百 (bai3): The component 白 is pronounced as 'bai2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

一呼百应 (一呼百應)
百 
百姓 
百度 
百万 (百萬)

Medium Frequency

二百五 
千方百计 (千方百計)
千疮百孔 (千瘡百孔)
几百 (幾百)
数百 (數百)
百事可乐 (百事可樂)
百分之百 
百分百 
百分点 (百分點)
百合 
百合花 
百威 
百度百科 
百感交集 
百慕大 
百科 
百老汇 (百老匯)
百般 
百万富翁 (百萬富翁)
百里挑一 (百裡挑一)
百货 (百貨)
百余 (百餘)
老百姓 

Appears In:

百 also appears in:

里

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  1. 里 is the 50th most frequent character.
  2. 里 has 4 dictionary entries.
  3. 里 appears as a character in 163 words.
  4. 里 appears as a component in 52 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
里 => 田, 土
Radical :
里 => 里 (village/mile)
Graphical :
里 => 冂, 一, 丨, 一, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. li3 - lining/interior/inside/internal/also written 裡|里[li3]
  2. li3 - lining/interior/inside/internal/also written 裏|里[li3]
  3. Li3 - Li (surname)
  4. li3 - li (Chinese mile)/500 meters (modern)/home/hometown/village/neighborhood/administrative unit

Pronunciation Clues:

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

Example Words:

High Frequency

哪里 (哪裏)
里 (裏)
里面 (裡面)
这里 (這裏)

Medium Frequency

三里屯 
公里 
卡路里 
可可西里 
嘴里 (嘴裡)
夜里 (夜裡)
家里 (家裡)
平方公里 
心里 (心裡)
心里话 (心裡話)
怀里 (懷裡)
歇斯底里 
水里 
百里挑一 (百裡挑一)
稀里哗啦 (稀裡嘩啦)
里边 (裡邊)
里头 (裡頭)
那里 (那裏)
乡里 (鄉里)
阿里巴巴 
香格里拉 
马德里 (馬德裡)

挑

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Meta:

  1. 挑 is the 1307th most frequent character.
  2. 挑 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 挑 appears as a character in 29 words.
  4. 挑 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
挑 => 扌, 兆
Radical :
挑 => 扌 (hand), 儿 (legs), 冫 (ice), No glyph available
Graphical :
挑 => 亅, 二, 丿, 乚, 丶, ㇀, 冫

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. tiao1 - to carry on a shoulder pole/to choose/to pick/to nitpick
  2. tiao3 - to raise/to dig up/to poke/to prick/to incite/to stir up

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

挑战 (挑戰)

Medium Frequency

挑 
挑剔 
挑选 (挑選)
百里挑一 (百裡挑一)

一

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  1. 一 is the 2nd most frequent character.
  2. 一 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 一 appears as a character in 433 words.
  4. 一 appears as a component in 68 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
一 => 一
Radical :
一 => 一 (one)
Graphical :
一 => 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yi1 - one/1/single/a (article)/as soon as/entire/whole/all/throughout/"one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 一 (yi1): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

一 
一下 
一起 

Medium Frequency

一一 
一下子 
一些 
一切 
一半 
一同 
一呼百应 (一呼百應)
一大早 
一如既往 
一定 
一手 
一旦 
一早 
一时 (一時)
一会 (一會)
一会儿 (一會兒)
一月 
一样 (一樣)
一生 
一直 
一举 (一舉)
一般 
一路 
一辈子 (一輩子)
一边 (一邊)
一点 (一點)
一点点 (一點點)
之一 
初一 
唯一 
在一起 
第一 
周一 (週一)
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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