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)

略

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Meta:

  1. 略 is the 703rd most frequent character.
  2. 略 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 略 appears as a character in 38 words.
  4. 略 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
略 => 田, 各
Radical :
略 => 田 (field), 夂 (go), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
略 => 冂, 一, 丨, 一, ㇇, ㇏, ㇒, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. lu:e4 - plan/strategy/outline/summary/slightly/rather/to rob/to plunder/to summarize

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

忽略 
略 

Medium Frequency

侵略 
战略 (戰略)
攻略 
略微 
略知一二 
省略 
策略 
粗略 
谋略 (謀略)
领略 (領略)

号

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Meta:

  1. 号 is the 487th most frequent character.
  2. 号 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 号 appears as a character in 108 words.
  4. 号 appears as a component in 5 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
号 => 口, 丂
Radical :
号 => 口 (mouth), 一 (one), ㇉ (N/A)
Graphical :
号 => 口, 一, ㇉

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. hao2 - roar/cry/CL:個|个[ge4]
  2. hao4 - ordinal number/day of a month/mark/sign/business establishment/size/ship suffix/horn (wind instrument)/bugle call/assumed name/to take a pulse/classifier used to indicate number of people

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 号 (hao2): The component 丂 is pronounced as 'kao3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 号 (hao4): The component 丂 is pronounced as 'kao3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

信号 (信號)
号 (號)
号令 (號令)
号码 (號碼)
账号 (賬號)

Medium Frequency

一号 (一號)
代号 (代號)
加号 (加號)
口号 (口號)
句号 (句號)
名号 (名號)
问号 (問號)
型号 (型號)
外号 (外號)
大号 (大號)
字号 (字號)
封号 (封號)
对号 (對號)
小号 (小號)
帐号 (帳號)
感叹号 (感嘆號)
挂号 (掛號)
摇号 (搖號)
拨号 (撥號)
旗号 (旗號)
暗号 (暗號)
泰坦尼克号 (泰坦尼克號)
牌号 (牌號)
病号 (病號)
发号施令 (發號施令)
省略号 (省略號)
称号 (稱號)
符号 (符號)
绰号 (綽號)
编号 (編號)
号召 (號召)
号召力 (號召力)
号外 (號外)
号称 (號稱)
号角 (號角)
记号 (記號)
逗号 (逗號)
惊叹号 (驚嘆號)

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号 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.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.