针

Meta:

  1. 针 is the 1114th most frequent character.
  2. 针 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 针 appears as a character in 54 words.
  4. 针 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
针 => 钅, 十
Radical :
针 => 钅 (metal/gold), 十 (ten)
Graphical :
针 => 丿, 一, 乚, 二, 一, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhen1 - needle/pin/injection/stitch/CL:根[gen1],支[zhi1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

打针 (打針)
针 (針)
针对 (針對)
针织 (針織)

Medium Frequency

一针见血 (一針見血)
分针 (分針)
别针 (別針)
扎针 (扎針)
指南针 (指南針)
指针 (指針)
方针 (方針)
时针 (時針)
秒针 (秒針)
穿针引线 (穿針引線)
缝针 (縫針)
胸针 (胸針)
见缝插针 (見縫插針)
逆时针 (逆時針)
金针 (金針)
金针菇 (金針菇)
针刺 (針刺)
针对性 (針對性)
针灸 (針灸)
针线 (針線)
针线活 (針線活)
针锋相对 (針鋒相對)
顺时针 (順時針)
预防针 (預防針)

锋

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Meta:

  1. 锋 is the 1669th most frequent character.
  2. 锋 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 锋 appears as a character in 22 words.
  4. 锋 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
锋 => 钅, 夆
Radical :
锋 => 钅 (metal/gold), 夂 (go), 一 (one), 二 (two), 丨 (line)
Graphical :
锋 => 丿, 一, 乚, 二, ㇇, ㇏, ㇒, 一, 二, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. feng1 - point of a spear/edge of a tool/vanguard/forward (in sports team)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 锋 (feng1): The component 夆 is pronounced as 'feng2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

交锋 (交鋒)
先锋 (先鋒)
冲锋陷阵 (衝鋒陷陣)
谢霆锋 (謝霆鋒)
锋芒 (鋒芒)
雷锋 (雷鋒)

Medium Frequency

中锋 (中鋒)
刀锋 (刀鋒)
前锋 (前鋒)
争锋 (爭鋒)
冲锋 (衝鋒)
针锋相对 (針鋒相對)
锋利 (鋒利)

相

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Meta:

  1. 相 is the 152nd most frequent character.
  2. 相 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 相 appears as a character in 188 words.
  4. 相 appears as a component in 8 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
相 => 木, 目
Radical :
相 => 木 (tree), 目 (eye)
Graphical :
相 => 一, 丨, 八, 口, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Xiang1 - surname Xiang
  2. xiang1 - each other/one another/mutually
  3. xiang4 - appearance/portrait/picture

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

互相 
相 
相信 
相册 (相冊)
相爱 (相愛)
相机 (相機)
相当 (相當)
相亲 (相親)
真相 

Medium Frequency

亮相 
意气相投 (意氣相投)
照相 
照相机 (照相機)
相互 
相交 
相伴 
相似 
相依 
相传 (相傳)
相公 
相助 
相反 
相同 
相对 (相對)
相差 
相干 
相待 
相应 (相應)
相恋 (相戀)
相投 
相撞 
相会 (相會)
相望 
相比 
相濡以沫 
相片 
相当于 (相當於)
相称 (相稱)
相约 (相約)
相继 (相繼)
相聚 
相声 (相聲)
相处 (相處)
相见 (相見)
相见恨晚 (相見恨晚)
相识 (相識)
相貌 
相逢 
相连 (相連)
相遇 
相邻 (相鄰)
相关 (相關)
相隔 
臭味相投 
卖相 (賣相)
长相 (長相)

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相 also appears in:

对

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Meta:

  1. 对 is the 33rd most frequent character.
  2. 对 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 对 appears as a character in 129 words.
  4. 对 appears as a component in 2 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
对 => 又, 寸
Radical :
对 => 又 (right hand), 寸 (thumb)
Graphical :
对 => ㇇, ㇏, 𠂇, 亅, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. dui4 - couple/pair/to be opposite/to oppose/to face/versus/for/to/correct (answer)/to answer/to reply/to direct (towards sth)/right

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

对 (對)
对方 (對方)
绝对 (絕對)
面对 (面對)

Medium Frequency

反对 (反對)
对不起 (對不起)
对付 (對付)
对外 (對外)
对待 (對待)
对应 (對應)
对手 (對手)
对抗 (對抗)
对于 (對於)
对比 (對比)
对决 (對決)
对白 (對白)
对策 (對策)
对联 (對聯)
对号 (對號)
对视 (對視)
对话 (對話)
对象 (對象)
对阵 (對陣)
对面 (對面)
应对 (應對)
派对 (派對)
相对 (相對)
配对 (配對)
针对 (針對)

Appears In:

对 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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