知

Meta:

  1. 知 is the 123rd most frequent character.
  2. 知 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 知 appears as a character in 99 words.
  4. 知 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
知 => 矢, 口
Radical :
知 => 矢 (arrow), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
知 => 丿, 一, 人, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhi1 - to know/to be aware

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 知 (zhi1): The component 矢 is pronounced as 'shi3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

知 
知道 

Medium Frequency

不为人知 (不為人知)
不知不觉 (不知不覺)
不知所措 
告知 
得知 
明知 
未知 
无知 (無知)
知名 
知己 
知心 
知情 
知识 (知識)
知足 
通知 

Appears In:

知 also appears in:

識

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Meta:

  1. 識 is the 340th most frequent character.
  2. 識 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 識 appears as a character in 42 words.
  4. 識 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
識 => 言, No glyph available
Radical :
識 => 言 (speech), 音 (sound), 戈 (spear)
Graphical :
識 => 一, 丶, 二, 口, 一, 丶, 丷, 一, 口, 一, 戈

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. shi2 - to know/knowledge/Taiwan pr. [shi4]
  2. zhi4 - to record/to write a footnote

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

意识 (意識)
标识 (標識)
知识 (知識)
认识 (認識)

Medium Frequency

共识 (共識)
学识 (學識)
常识 (常識)
潜意识 (潛意識)
相识 (相識)
结识 (結識)
胆识 (膽識)
见识 (見識)
识 (識)
识别 (識別)
识字 (識字)
识破 (識破)
赏识 (賞識)
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.