秀

Meta:

  1. 秀 is the 1134th most frequent character.
  2. 秀 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 秀 appears as a character in 38 words.
  4. 秀 appears as a component in 8 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
秀 => 禾, 乃
Radical :
秀 => 禾 (grain), ㇎ (N/A), 丿 (bend)
Graphical :
秀 => ㇒, 一, 丨, 八, ㇎, 丿

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xiu4 - handsome/refined/elegant/graceful/performance/ear of grain/show (loanword)/CL:場|场[chang2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

优秀 (優秀)
秀 

Medium Frequency

作秀 
俊秀 
清秀 
秀才 
秀气 (秀氣)
秀美 
秀发 (秀髮)
秀丽 (秀麗)
脱口秀 (脫口秀)
走秀 
越秀区 (越秀區)
选秀 (選秀)

Appears In:

秀 also appears in:

才

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Meta:

  1. 才 is the 235th most frequent character.
  2. 才 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 才 appears as a character in 45 words.
  4. 才 appears as a component in 7 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
才 => 𠂇, ㇒
Radical :
才 => 𠂇 (left hand), ㇒ (N/A)
Graphical :
才 => 𠂇, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. cai2 - ability/talent/sb of a certain type/a capable individual/only/only then/just now
  2. cai2 - a moment ago/just now/(preceded by a clause of condition or reason) not until/(followed by a numerical clause) only

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

才 

Medium Frequency

人才 
刚才 (剛才)
天才 

Appears In:

才 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.