老

Meta:

  1. 老 is the 179th most frequent character.
  2. 老 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 老 appears as a character in 178 words.
  4. 老 appears as a component in 71 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
老 => 耂, 匕
Radical :
老 => 老 (old)
Graphical :
老 => 耂, 乚, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. lao3 - prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity/old (of people)/venerable (person)/experienced/of long standing/always/all the time/of the past/very/outdated/(of meat etc) tough

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 老 (lao3): The component 老 is pronounced as 'lao3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

老 
老公 
老婆 
老妈 (老媽)
老师 (老師)
老爸 
老板 (老闆)

Medium Frequency

古老 
回老家 
年老 
老人 
老人家 
老外 
老大 
老天 
老天爷 (老天爺)
老太太 
老娘 
老子 
老家 
老实 (老實)
老年 
老年人 
老弟 
老是 
老板娘 
老爷 (老爺)
老百姓 
老虎 
老乡 (老鄉)
老头 (老頭)
老鼠 
衰老 
养老金 (養老金)

乡

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Meta:

  1. 乡 is the 920th most frequent character.
  2. 乡 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 乡 appears as a character in 78 words.
  4. 乡 appears as a component in 3 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
乡 => No glyph available, 丿
Radical :
乡 => No glyph available, 丿 (bend)
Graphical :
乡 => ㇛, 丿

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xiang1 - country or countryside/native place/home village or town/township (PRC administrative unit)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

他乡 (他鄉)
家乡 (家鄉)
故乡 (故鄉)
异乡 (異鄉)
老乡 (老鄉)
返乡 (返鄉)
乡 (鄉)
乡下 (鄉下)
乡村 (鄉村)
乡里 (鄉里)

Medium Frequency

下乡 (下鄉)
入乡随俗 (入鄉隨俗)
同乡 (同鄉)
城乡 (城鄉)
梦乡 (夢鄉)
宁乡 (寧鄉)
思乡 (思鄉)
新乡 (新鄉)
桐乡 (桐鄉)
桐乡市 (桐鄉市)
背井离乡 (背井離鄉)
萍乡 (萍鄉)
衣锦还乡 (衣錦還鄉)
西乡 (西鄉)
还乡 (還鄉)
乡下人 (鄉下人)
乡人 (鄉人)
乡土 (鄉土)
乡巴佬 (鄉巴佬)
乡情 (鄉情)
乡愁 (鄉愁)
乡亲 (鄉親)
乡镇 (鄉鎮)
乡长 (鄉長)
乡间 (鄉間)
乡音 (鄉音)
鱼米之乡 (魚米之鄉)

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乡 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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