茅

Meta:

  1. 茅 is the 2334th most frequent character.
  2. 茅 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 茅 appears as a character in 21 words.
  4. 茅 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
茅 => 艹, 矛
Radical :
茅 => 艹 (grass), 矛 (spear)
Graphical :
茅 => 艹, 龴, ㇖, 亅, ㇒

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Mao2 - surname Mao
  2. mao2 - reeds/rushes

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 茅 (mao2): The component 矛 is pronounced as 'mao2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 茅 (mao2): The component 艹 is pronounced as 'cao3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

初出茅庐 (初出茅廬)
茅台 (茅臺)

Medium Frequency

三顾茅庐 (三顧茅廬)
名列前茅 
思茅 
茅塞顿开 (茅塞頓開)
茅屋 
茅房 
茅台酒 (茅臺酒)
香茅 

Appears In:

茅 also appears in:

臺

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Meta:

  1. 臺 is the 388th most frequent character.
  2. 臺 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 臺 appears as a character in 83 words.
  4. 臺 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
臺 => 士, No glyph available
Radical :
臺 => 士 (scholar), 口 (mouth), 冖 (cover), 至 (arrive)
Graphical :
臺 => 一, 丨, 一, 口, 冖, 一, ㇛, 丶, 一, 丨, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Tai2 - Taiwan (abbr.)
  2. tai2 - platform/stage/terrace/stand/support/desk/station/broadcasting station/classifier for vehicles or machines

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

平台 (平臺)
台 (臺)
台湾 (臺灣)
舞台 (舞臺)

Medium Frequency

下台 (下臺)
出台 (出臺)
前台 (前臺)
展台 (展臺)
后台 (後臺)
打擂台 (打擂臺)
擂台 (擂臺)
窗台 (窗臺)
台上 (臺上)
台中 (臺中)
台北 (臺北)
台独 (臺獨)
台词 (臺詞)
台阶 (臺階)
台面 (臺面)
台风 (臺風)
茅台 (茅臺)
茅台酒 (茅臺酒)
开台 (開臺)
阳台 (陽臺)
电台 (電臺)
电视台 (電視臺)

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臺 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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