笔

Meta:

  1. 笔 is the 954th most frequent character.
  2. 笔 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 笔 appears as a character in 79 words.
  4. 笔 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
笔 => ⺮, 毛
Radical :
笔 => ⺮ (bamboo), 毛 (fur/hair)
Graphical :
笔 => ⺮, ㇒, 二, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bi3 - pen/pencil/writing brush/to write or compose/the strokes of Chinese characters/classifier for sums of money, deals/CL:支[zhi1],枝[zhi1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

笔 (筆)
笔记 (筆記)
笔记本 (筆記本)
蜡笔小新 (蠟筆小新)

Medium Frequency

下笔 (下筆)
伏笔 (伏筆)
圆珠笔 (圓珠筆)
执笔 (執筆)
妙笔生花 (妙筆生花)
提笔 (提筆)
败笔 (敗筆)
文笔 (文筆)
毛笔 (毛筆)
煞笔 (煞筆)
画笔 (畫筆)
眉笔 (眉筆)
神笔 (神筆)
笔名 (筆名)
笔尖 (筆尖)
笔架 (筆架)
笔画 (筆畫)
笔直 (筆直)
笔筒 (筆筒)
笔者 (筆者)
笔触 (筆觸)
笔试 (筆試)
笔迹 (筆跡)
笔录 (筆錄)
笔头 (筆頭)
粉笔 (粉筆)
落笔 (落筆)
蜡笔 (蠟筆)
亲笔 (親筆)
铅笔 (鉛筆)
钢笔 (鋼筆)
随笔 (隨筆)

Appears In:

笔 also appears in:

杆

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Meta:

  1. 杆 is the 2008th most frequent character.
  2. 杆 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 杆 appears as a character in 29 words.
  4. 杆 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
杆 => 木, 干
Radical :
杆 => 木 (tree), 干 (dry)
Graphical :
杆 => 一, 丨, 八, 一, 一, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gan1 - pole/CL:條|条[tiao2],根[gen1]
  2. gan3 - stick/pole/lever/classifier for long objects such as guns

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 杆 (gan1): The component 干 is pronounced as 'gan1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 杆 (gan1): The component 干 is pronounced as 'gan1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 杆 (gan1): The component 干 is pronounced as 'gan4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 杆 (gan3): The component 干 is pronounced as 'gan1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  5. Pronunciation clue for 杆 (gan3): The component 干 is pronounced as 'gan1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  6. Pronunciation clue for 杆 (gan3): The component 干 is pronounced as 'gan4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

杆 
铁杆 (鐵桿)

Medium Frequency

套马杆 (套馬桿)
拉杆 
挥杆 (揮桿)
摇杆 (搖桿)
旗杆 
杆子 
桅杆 
杆秤 (桿秤)
杆菌 (桿菌)
枪杆子 (槍桿子)
杠杆 (槓桿)
标杆 (標杆)
栏杆 (欄杆)
立杆见影 (立杆見影)
笔杆 (筆桿)
肉毒杆菌 (肉毒桿菌)
电杆 (電杆)
电线杆 (電線杆)
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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