衛

Meta:

  1. 衛 is the 668th most frequent character.
  2. 衛 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 衛 appears as a character in 56 words.
  4. 衛 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
衛 => 行, 韋
Radical :
衛 => 行 (go/do), 韋 (tanned leather)
Graphical :
衛 => ㇒, 丨, 二, 亅, ㇆, 丿, 一, 口, 一, 丨, ㇗, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Wei4 - surname Wei/vassal state during the Zhou Dynasty (1066-221 BC), located in present day Henan and Hebei Provinces
  2. wei4 - to guard/to protect/to defend/abbr. for 衛生|卫生, hygiene/health/abbr. for 衛生間|卫生间, toilet

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 衛 (wei4): The component 韋 is pronounced as 'wei2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

保卫 (保衛)
卫 (衛)
卫生 (衛生)
卫视 (衛視)

Medium Frequency

中卫 (中衛)
前卫 (前衛)
大卫 (大衛)
守卫 (守衛)
后卫 (後衛)
捍卫 (捍衛)
精卫 (精衛)
自卫 (自衛)
卫冕 (衛冕)
卫士 (衛士)
卫星 (衛星)
卫浴 (衛浴)
卫生巾 (衛生巾)
卫生纸 (衛生紙)
卫生部 (衛生部)
卫生间 (衛生間)
警卫 (警衛)
护卫 (護衛)
门卫 (門衛)
防卫 (防衛)

冕

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Meta:

  1. 冕 is the 3450th most frequent character.
  2. 冕 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 冕 appears as a character in 7 words.
  4. 冕 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
冕 => 冃, 免
Radical :
冕 => 冂 (upside down box), 二 (two), ⺈ (knife), 口 (mouth), 丨 (line), 乚 (second)
Graphical :
冕 => 冂, 二, ⺈, 口, 丨, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. mian3 - crown in the form of a horizontal board with hanging decorations symbolizing the emperor of China/imperial crown/corona (e.g. solar)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 冕 (mian3): The component 冃 is pronounced as 'mao4'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 冕 (mian3): The component 免 is pronounced as 'mian3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

卫冕 (衛冕)

Medium Frequency

冠冕堂皇 
加冕 
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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