省

Meta:

  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)

得

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Meta:

  1. 得 is the 39th most frequent character.
  2. 得 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 得 appears as a character in 157 words.
  4. 得 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
得 => 彳, 㝵
Radical :
得 => 彳 (step), 日 (sun/day), 一 (one), 寸 (thumb)
Graphical :
得 => ㇒, 丨, 口, 一, 一, 𠂇, 亅, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. de2 - to obtain/to get/to gain/to catch (a disease)/proper/suitable/proud/contented/to allow/to permit/ready/finished
  2. de5 - structural particle: used after a verb (or adjective as main verb), linking it to following phrase indicating effect, degree, possibility etc
  3. dei3 - to have to/must/ought to/to need to

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 得 (de2): The component 㝵 is pronounced as 'de2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 得 (de5): The component 㝵 is pronounced as 'de2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 得 (dei3): The component 㝵 is pronounced as 'de2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

得 
得到 
获得 (獲得)
觉得 (覺得)

Medium Frequency

不得不 
不得了 
值得 
取得 
得意 
得瑟 
得知 
心得 
懂得 
舍得 (捨得)
晓得 (曉得)
记得 (記得)
变得 (變得)
赢得 (贏得)
难得 (難得)
显得 (顯得)
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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