苦

Meta:

  1. 苦 is the 633rd most frequent character.
  2. 苦 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 苦 appears as a character in 87 words.
  4. 苦 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
苦 => 艹, 古
Radical :
苦 => 艹 (grass), 十 (ten), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
苦 => 艹, 一, 丨, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ku3 - bitter/hardship/pain/to suffer/to bring suffering to/painstakingly

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 苦 (ku3): The component 古 is pronounced as 'gu3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 苦 (ku3): The component 口 is pronounced as 'kou3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

痛苦 
苦 
辛苦 

Medium Frequency

何苦 
刻苦 
千辛万苦 (千辛萬苦)
受苦 
吃苦 
艰苦 (艱苦)
苦力 
苦命 
苦工 
苦心 
苦闷 (苦悶)
苦恼 (苦惱)
苦涩 (苦澀)
苦瓜 
苦痛 
苦笑 
苦苦 
苦难 (苦難)
诉苦 (訴苦)
辛辛苦苦 
酸甜苦辣 

悶

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Meta:

  1. 悶 is the 1827th most frequent character.
  2. 悶 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 悶 appears as a character in 17 words.
  4. 悶 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
悶 => 門, 心
Radical :
悶 => 門 (gate), 心 (heart)
Graphical :
悶 => 門, 𠁼, ㇃

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. men1 - stuffy/shut indoors/to smother/to cover tightly
  2. men4 - bored/depressed/melancholy/sealed/airtight/tightly closed

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 悶 (men1): The component 門 is pronounced as 'men2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 悶 (men4): The component 門 is pronounced as 'men2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

闷 (悶)
郁闷 (鬱悶)

Medium Frequency

沉闷 (沉悶)
纳闷 (納悶)
胸闷 (胸悶)
苦闷 (苦悶)
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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