防

Meta:

  1. 防 is the 548th most frequent character.
  2. 防 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 防 appears as a character in 77 words.
  4. 防 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
防 => 阝, 方
Radical :
防 => 阝 (town), 方 (square/raft)
Graphical :
防 => 丨, ㇌, 一, 丶, 丿, ㇆

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. fang2 - to protect/to defend/to guard (against)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 防 (fang2): The component 方 is pronounced as 'fang1'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 防 (fang2): The component 阝 is pronounced as 'fu3'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

防 
防守 
防晒 (防曬)
防止 
防水 
预防 (預防)

Medium Frequency

国防 (國防)
国防部 (國防部)
提防 
攻防 
消防 
消防员 (消防員)
消防车 (消防車)
消防队 (消防隊)
设防 (設防)
谨防 (謹防)
边防 (邊防)
防不胜防 (防不勝防)
防备 (防備)
防冻 (防凍)
防弹 (防彈)
防晒霜 (防曬霜)
防治 
防滑 
防火 
防盗 (防盜)
防盗门 (防盜門)
防御 (防禦)
防范 (防範)
防线 (防線)
防腐 
防腐剂 (防腐劑)
防卫 (防衛)
防护 (防護)
预防针 (預防針)

卫

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Meta:

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

Decomposition:

Once :
卫 => No glyph available, 一
Radical :
卫 => ㇆ (N/A), 丨 (line), 一 (one)
Graphical :
卫 => ㇆, 丨, 一

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. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

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)
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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