苏

Meta:

  1. 苏 is the 590th most frequent character.
  2. 苏 has 4 dictionary entries.
  3. 苏 appears as a character in 65 words.
  4. 苏 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
苏 => 艹, 办
Radical :
苏 => 艹 (grass), 力 (power/force), 八 (eight/divide)
Graphical :
苏 => 艹, ㇆, 丿, 八

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. su1 - see 囉囌|啰苏[luo1 su1]
  2. su1 - variant of 蘇|苏[su1]/to revive
  3. Su1 - surname Su/abbr. for Soviet Union 蘇維埃|苏维埃 or 蘇聯|苏联/abbr. for Jiangsu province 江蘇|江苏/abbr. for Suzhou city 蘇州|苏州
  4. su1 - Perilla frutescens (Chinese basil or wild red basil)/place name/to revive/used as phonetic in transliteration

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

苏 (囌)
江苏 (江蘇)
苏醒 (甦醒)
苏州 (蘇州)
苏格兰 (蘇格蘭)

Medium Frequency

复苏 (復甦)
提拉米苏 (提拉米蘇)
江苏省 (江蘇省)
流苏 (流蘇)
紫苏 (紫蘇)
苏丹 (蘇丹)
苏州市 (蘇州市)
苏州河 (蘇州河)
苏打 (蘇打)
苏打水 (蘇打水)
苏打粉 (蘇打粉)
苏杭 (蘇杭)
苏东坡 (蘇東坡)
苏格拉底 (蘇格拉底)
苏珊 (蘇珊)
苏联 (蘇聯)
苏菲 (蘇菲)
苏轼 (蘇軾)
苏黎世 (蘇黎世)
阿克苏 (阿克蘇)

æ ¼

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Meta:

  1. æ ¼ is the 325th most frequent character.
  2. æ ¼ has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. æ ¼ appears as a character in 127 words.
  4. æ ¼ appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
格 => 木, 各
Radical :
格 => 木 (tree), 夂 (go), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
格 => 一, 丨, 八, ㇇, ㇏, ㇒, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ge2 - square/frame/rule/(legal) case/style/character/standard/pattern/(classical) to obstruct/to hinder/(classical) to arrive/to come/(classical) to investigate/to study exhaustively

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 格 (ge2): The component 各 is pronounced as 'ge4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

人格 
价格 (價格)
性格 
格外 
格格 
资格 (資格)
风格 (風格)

Medium Frequency

出格 
及格 
合格 
品格 
严格 (嚴格)
定格 
布拉格 
格 
格子 
格局 
格式 
格式化 
格格不入 
格言 
格调 (格調)
格斗 (格鬥)
空格 
英格兰 (英格蘭)
苏格拉底 (蘇格拉底)
苏格兰 (蘇格蘭)
表格 
规格 (規格)
香格里拉 
体格 (體格)

拉

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Meta:

  1. 拉 is the 324th most frequent character.
  2. 拉 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 拉 appears as a character in 243 words.
  4. 拉 appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
拉 => 扌, 立
Radical :
拉 => 扌 (hand), 立 (stand erect)
Graphical :
拉 => 亅, 二, 一, 丶, 丷, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. la1 - to pull/to play (a bowed instrument)/to drag/to draw/to chat

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 拉 (la1): The component 立 is pronounced as 'li4'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

拉 
拉手 
拉肚子 

Medium Frequency

伊拉克 
杰拉德 (傑拉德)
克拉 
克拉克 
克拉玛依 (克拉瑪依)
凯迪拉克 (凱迪拉克)
南斯拉夫 
卡拉 
呼拉圈 
哥斯拉 
喜马拉雅 (喜馬拉雅)
堪培拉 
委内瑞拉 (委內瑞拉)
孟加拉 
安拉 
布拉格 
布达拉宫 (布達拉宮)
希拉里 
手拉手 
扒拉 
拉丁 
拉丁舞 
拉伸 
拉倒 
拉伤 (拉傷)
拉入 
拉力赛 (拉力賽)
拉屎 
拉布拉多 
拉扯 
拉拉 
拉拢 (拉攏)
拉斯维加斯 (拉斯維加斯)
拉杆 
拉格朗日 
拉环 (拉環)
拉登 
拉票 
拉筋 
拉紧 (拉緊)
拉美 
拉莫斯 
拉萨 (拉薩)
拉锯战 (拉鋸戰)
拉链 (拉鏈)
拉长 (拉長)
拉开 (拉開)
拉面 (拉麵)
拉齐奥 (拉齊奧)
拖拉 
拖拉机 (拖拉機)
拖拖拉拉 
提拉米苏 (提拉米蘇)
摩托罗拉 (摩托羅拉)
撒哈拉 
易拉罐 
本拉登 
柏拉图 (柏拉圖)
沙拉 
沙特阿拉伯 
法拉 
法拉利 
海拉尔 (海拉爾)
潘多拉 
玛莎拉蒂 (瑪莎拉蒂)
科罗拉多 (科羅拉多)
稀稀拉拉 
米拉 
耷拉 
色拉 
色拉油 
莎拉 
莎拉波娃 
萨拉戈萨 (薩拉戈薩)
苏格拉底 (蘇格拉底)
贝拉 (貝拉)
贝拉米 (貝拉米)
达拉斯 (達拉斯)
阿拉 
阿拉丁 
阿拉伯 
阿拉伯人 
阿拉伯语 (阿拉伯語)
阿拉斯加 
香格里拉 
马尼拉 (馬尼拉)
马拉加 (馬拉加)
马拉多纳 (馬拉多納)
马拉松 (馬拉松)

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底

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  1. 底 is the 543rd most frequent character.
  2. 底 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 底 appears as a character in 66 words.
  4. 底 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
底 => 广, 氐
Radical :
底 => 广 (house on cliff), 氏 (clan), 丶 (dot)
Graphical :
底 => 厂, 丶, ㇒, ㇗, ㇂, 一, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. de5 - (equivalent to 的 as possessive particle)
  2. di3 - background/bottom/base/the end of a period of time/towards the end of (last month)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 底 (de5): The component 氐 is pronounced as 'di1'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 底 (de5): The component 氐 is pronounced as 'di3'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 底 (de5): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'dian3'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 底 (di3): The component 氐 is pronounced as 'di1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  5. Pronunciation clue for 底 (di3): The component 氐 is pronounced as 'di3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  6. Pronunciation clue for 底 (di3): The component 氏 is pronounced as 'shi4'. It has the same pinyin final.
  7. Pronunciation clue for 底 (di3): The component 氏 is pronounced as 'zhi1'. It has the same pinyin final.
  8. Pronunciation clue for 底 (di3): The component 丶 is pronounced as 'dian3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

到底 
底 
彻底 (徹底)

Medium Frequency

平底 
年底 
底下 
底气 (底氣)
底片 
底线 (底線)
底部 
心底 
打底 
歇斯底里 
海底 
粉底 
卧底 (臥底)

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底 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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