調

Meta:

  1. 調 is the 400th most frequent character.
  2. 調 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 調 appears as a character in 118 words.
  4. 調 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
調 => 言, 周
Radical :
調 => 言 (speech), 田 (field), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
調 => 一, 丶, 二, 口, 冂, 一, 丨, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. diao4 - to transfer/to move (troops or cadres)/to investigate/to enquire into/accent/view/argument/key (in music)/mode (music)/tune/tone/melody
  2. tiao2 - to harmonize/to reconcile/to blend/to suit well/to season (food)/to provoke/to incite

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 調 (tiao2): The component 田 is pronounced as 'tian2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

低调 (低調)
强调 (強調)
情调 (情調)
空调 (空調)
蓝调 (藍調)
调 (調)
调味 (調味)
调戏 (調戲)
调整 (調整)
调料 (調料)
调查 (調查)
调皮 (調皮)
调节 (調節)
高调 (高調)

Medium Frequency

上调 (上調)
下调 (下調)
协调 (協調)
唱反调 (唱反調)
单调 (單調)
基调 (基調)
失调 (失調)
小调 (小調)
搭调 (搭調)
曲调 (曲調)
格调 (格調)
步调 (步調)
烹调 (烹調)
声调 (聲調)
腔调 (腔調)
色调 (色調)
语调 (語調)
调侃 (調侃)
调入 (調入)
调制 (調制)
调剂 (調劑)
调动 (調動)
调匀 (調勻)
调味品 (調味品)
调味料 (調味料)
调和 (調和)
调子 (調子)
调度 (調度)
调情 (調情)
调控 (調控)
调换 (調換)
调教 (調教)
调理 (調理)
调研 (調研)
调色 (調色)
调解 (調解)
调试 (調試)
调配 (調配)
调头 (調頭)
调频 (調頻)
调养 (調養)
跑调 (跑調)
音调 (音調)
风调雨顺 (風調雨順)

教

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Meta:

  1. 教 is the 191st most frequent character.
  2. 教 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 教 appears as a character in 128 words.
  4. 教 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
教 => 孝, ⺙
Radical :
教 => 耂 (old), 子 (child), ⺙ (knock)
Graphical :
教 => 耂, ㇇, 亅, 一, 丿, 一, 乂

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Jiao4 - surname Jiao
  2. jiao1 - to teach
  3. jiao4 - religion/teaching/to make/to cause/to tell

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 教 (jiao1): The component 孝 is pronounced as 'xiao4'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 教 (jiao4): The component 孝 is pronounced as 'xiao4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

教 
教室 
教授 
教育 

Medium Frequency

佛教 
基督教 
外教 
宗教 
家教 
指教 
支教 
教主 
教务 (教務)
教堂 
教学 (教學)
教学楼 (教學樓)
教官 
教导 (教導)
教师 (教師)
教书 (教書)
教会 (教會)
教材 
教条 (教條)
教父 
教科书 (教科書)
教程 
教练 (教練)
教育部 
教训 (教訓)
教诲 (教誨)
教养 (教養)
求教 
异教徒 (異教徒)
管教 
胎教 
说教 (說教)
调教 (調教)
请教 (請教)
道教 
领教 (領教)
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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