通

Meta:

  1. 通 is the 190th most frequent character.
  2. 通 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 通 appears as a character in 176 words.
  4. 通 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
通 => 辶, 甬
Radical :
通 => 辶 (walk), 龴 (N/A), 用 (use)
Graphical :
通 => 丶, ㇆, ㇝, 龴, 冂, 二, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. tong1 - to go through/to know well/(suffix) expert/to connect/to communicate/open/to clear/classifier for letters, telegrams, phone calls etc
  2. tong4 - classifier for sections of music playing/classifier for bouts of unpleasant language

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong1): The component 甬 is pronounced as 'tong3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong1): The component 甬 is pronounced as 'yong3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong1): The component 用 is pronounced as 'yong4'. It has the same pinyin final.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong4): The component 甬 is pronounced as 'tong3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  5. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong4): The component 甬 is pronounced as 'yong3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  6. Pronunciation clue for 通 (tong4): The component 用 is pronounced as 'yong4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

交通 
普通 
沟通 (溝通)
联通 (聯通)
通 
通宵 
通知 
通过 (通過)
开通 (開通)

Medium Frequency

亨通 
全球通 
南通 
卡通 
圆通 (圓通)
想通 
打通 
接通 
扑通 (撲通)
普普通通 
普通话 (普通話)
畅通 (暢通)
流通 
相通 
精通 
网通 (網通)
变通 (變通)
通俗 
通信 
通向 
通告 
通报 (通報)
通州 
通常 
通往 
通畅 (通暢)
通气 (通氣)
通用 
通病 
通红 (通紅)
通缉 (通緝)
通胀 (通脹)
通行 
通行证 (通行證)
通讯 (通訊)
通讯录 (通訊錄)
通话 (通話)
通货膨胀 (通貨膨脹)
通车 (通車)
通透 
通通 
通道 
通关 (通關)
通风 (通風)

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通 also appears in:

州

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Meta:

  1. 州 is the 720th most frequent character.
  2. 州 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 州 appears as a character in 252 words.
  4. 州 appears as a component in 4 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
州 => No glyph available
Radical :
州 => 州 (N/A)
Graphical :
州 => 州

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhou1 - prefecture/state (e.g. of US)/province (old)/administrative division (old)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 州 (zhou1): The component 州 is pronounced as 'zhou1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

广州 (廣州)
广州市 (廣州市)
德州 
杭州 
温州 (溫州)
福州 
苏州 (蘇州)
郑州 (鄭州)

Medium Frequency

九州 
亳州 
冀州 
加州 
化州 
台州 
台州市 
州 
常州 
常州市 
徐州 
惠州 
惠州市 
扬州 (揚州)
抚州 (撫州)
杭州市 
杭州湾 (杭州灣)
柳州 
梅州 
梧州 
钦州 (欽州)
永州 
泉州 
泰州 
湖州 
温州市 (溫州市)
滁州 
沧州 (滄州)
漳州 
潮州 
济州岛 (濟州島)
滨州 (濱州)
泸州 (瀘州)
神州 
福州市 
自治州 
荆州 (荊州)
苏州市 (蘇州市)
兰州 (蘭州)
衢州 
贵州 (貴州)
贺州 (賀州)
赣州 (贛州)
通州 
达州 (達州)
郴州 
郑州市 (鄭州市)
锦州 (錦州)
雷州 
高州 

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州 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.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.