突

Meta:

  1. 突 is the 484th most frequent character.
  2. 突 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 突 appears as a character in 27 words.
  4. 突 appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
突 => 穴, 犬
Radical :
突 => 穴 (cave), 犬 (dog)
Graphical :
突 => 冖, 丶, 八, 人, 一, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. tu1 - to dash/to move forward quickly/to bulge/to protrude/to break through/to rush out/sudden/Taiwan pr. [tu2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

突然 

Medium Frequency

突出 
突击 (突擊)
突然间 (突然間)
突破 
冲突 (衝突)

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突 also appears in:

然

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Meta:

  1. 然 is the 55th most frequent character.
  2. 然 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 然 appears as a character in 153 words.
  4. 然 appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
然 => 肰, 灬
Radical :
然 => 月 (moon), 犬 (dog), 灬 (fire)
Graphical :
然 => 冂, 二, 人, 一, 丶, 灬

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ran2 - correct/right/so/thus/like this/-ly

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 然 (ran2): The component 肰 is pronounced as 'ran2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

依然 
居然 
果然 
然后 (然後)
突然 
竟然 
自然 
虽然 (雖然)

Medium Frequency

不然 
仍然 
偶然 
坦然 
大自然 
天然 
已然 
必然 
忽然 
悄然 
既然 
淡然 
然 
然而 
理所当然 (理所當然)
当然 (當然)
突然间 (突然間)
茫然 
释然 (釋然)
顺其自然 (順其自然)
显然 (顯然)

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然 also appears in:

间

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Meta:

  1. 间 is the 135th most frequent character.
  2. 间 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 间 appears as a character in 82 words.
  4. 间 appears as a component in 4 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
间 => 门, 日
Radical :
间 => 门 (gate), 日 (sun/day)
Graphical :
间 => 丶, 丨, ㇆, 口, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jian1 - between/among/within a definite time or space/room/section of a room or lateral space between two pairs of pillars/classifier for rooms
  2. jian4 - gap/to separate/to thin out (seedlings)/to sow discontent

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

之间 (之間)
夜间 (夜間)
房间 (房間)
时间 (時間)
瞬间 (瞬間)
空间 (空間)
间 (間)

Medium Frequency

世间 (世間)
中间 (中間)
人间 (人間)
晚间 (晚間)
期间 (期間)
民间 (民間)
突然间 (突然間)
卫生间 (衛生間)
开间 (開間)
间断 (間斷)
间谍 (間諜)

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间 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.
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