筆

Meta:

  1. 筆 is the 954th most frequent character.
  2. 筆 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 筆 appears as a character in 79 words.
  4. 筆 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
筆 => ⺮, 聿
Radical :
筆 => ⺮ (bamboo), 聿 (brush)
Graphical :
筆 => ⺮, 匚, 一, 丨, 二, 丨

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)

名

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Meta:

  1. 名 is the 203rd most frequent character.
  2. 名 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 名 appears as a character in 200 words.
  4. 名 appears as a component in 6 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
名 => 夕, 口
Radical :
名 => 夕 (evening/unset), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
名 => 夕, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ming2 - name/noun (part of speech)/place (e.g. among winners)/famous/classifier for people

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

名 
名字 
成名 
排名 

Medium Frequency

出名 
取名 
名人 
名利 
名叫 
名单 (名單)
名将 (名將)
名片 
名牌 
名状 (名狀)
名称 (名稱)
名义 (名義)
名言 
名词 (名詞)
命名 
报名 (報名)
姓名 
实名制 (實名制)
提名 
改名 
更名 
有名 
无名指 (無名指)
知名 
签名 (簽名)
茂名 
莫名 
莫名其妙 
著名 
点名 (點名)

Appears In:

名 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.