选

Meta:

  1. 选 is the 499th most frequent character.
  2. 选 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 选 appears as a character in 70 words.
  4. 选 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
选 => 辶, 先
Radical :
选 => 辶 (walk), ⺧ (cow), 儿 (legs)
Graphical :
选 => 丶, ㇆, ㇝, ⺧, 丿, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xuan3 - to choose/to pick/to select/to elect

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 选 (xuan3): The component 先 is pronounced as 'xian1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

选 (選)
选择 (選擇)
选项 (選項)

Medium Frequency

人选 (人選)
入选 (入選)
大选 (大選)
挑选 (挑選)
海选 (海選)
当选 (當選)
票选 (票選)
竞选 (競選)
筛选 (篩選)
精选 (精選)
评选 (評選)
选出 (選出)
选手 (選手)
选用 (選用)
选票 (選票)
选秀 (選秀)
选举 (選舉)

秀

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Meta:

  1. 秀 is the 1134th most frequent character.
  2. 秀 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 秀 appears as a character in 38 words.
  4. 秀 appears as a component in 8 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
秀 => 禾, 乃
Radical :
秀 => 禾 (grain), ㇎ (N/A), 丿 (bend)
Graphical :
秀 => ㇒, 一, 丨, 八, ㇎, 丿

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xiu4 - handsome/refined/elegant/graceful/performance/ear of grain/show (loanword)/CL:場|场[chang2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

优秀 (優秀)
秀 

Medium Frequency

作秀 
俊秀 
清秀 
秀才 
秀气 (秀氣)
秀美 
秀发 (秀髮)
秀丽 (秀麗)
脱口秀 (脫口秀)
走秀 
越秀区 (越秀區)
选秀 (選秀)

Appears In:

秀 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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