阿

Meta:

  1. 阿 is the 471st most frequent character.
  2. 阿 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 阿 appears as a character in 152 words.
  4. 阿 appears as a component in 4 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
阿 => 阝, 可
Radical :
阿 => 阝 (town), 一 (one), 亅 (hook), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
阿 => 丨, ㇌, 一, 亅, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. A1 - abbr. for Afghanistan 阿富汗[A1 fu4 han4]
  2. a1 - prefix used before monosyllabic names, kinship terms etc to indicate familiarity/used in transliteration/also pr. [a4]
  3. e1 - flatter

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

阿 
阿姨 

Medium Frequency

沙特阿拉伯 
迈阿密 (邁阿密)
阿们 (阿們)
阿伦 (阿倫)
阿克苏 (阿克蘇)
阿公 
阿凡达 (阿凡達)
阿司匹林 
阿哥 
阿妹 
阿姆斯特丹 
阿婆 
阿妈 (阿媽)
阿富汗 
阿布扎比 
阿弟 
阿弥陀佛 (阿彌陀佛)
阿拉 
阿拉丁 
阿拉伯 
阿拉伯语 (阿拉伯語)
阿拉斯加 
阿斗 
阿根廷 
阿波罗 (阿波羅)
阿爸 
阿尔卑斯 (阿爾卑斯)
阿尔卑斯山 (阿爾卑斯山)
阿尔法 (阿爾法)
阿甘正传 (阿甘正傳)
阿盟 
阿联酋 (阿聯酋)
阿胶 (阿膠)
阿兰 (阿蘭)
阿谀 (阿諛)
阿迪达斯 (阿迪達斯)
阿里 
阿里山 
阿里巴巴 
阿门 (阿門)
阿飞 (阿飛)

Appears In:

阿 also appears in:

司

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  1. 司 is the 278th most frequent character.
  2. 司 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 司 appears as a character in 42 words.
  4. 司 appears as a component in 9 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
司 => ㇆, 𠮛
Radical :
司 => ㇆ (N/A), 一 (one), 口 (mouth)
Graphical :
司 => ㇆, 一, 口

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Si1 - surname Si
  2. si1 - to take charge of/to manage/department (under a ministry)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 司 (si1): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

公司 
司机 (司機)

Medium Frequency

上司 
分公司 
司 
司令 
司法 
吐司 
寿司 (壽司)
子公司 
官司 
盎司 
阿司匹林 

匹

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  1. 匹 is the 1905th most frequent character.
  2. 匹 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 匹 appears as a character in 12 words.
  4. 匹 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
匹 => 匚, 儿
Radical :
匹 => 匚 (box), 儿 (legs)
Graphical :
匹 => 一, ㇗, 丿, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. pi1 - mate/one of a pair
  2. pi3 - classifier for horses, mules etc/Taiwan pr. [pi1]/ordinary person/classifier for cloth: bolt/horsepower

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

匹 

Medium Frequency

匹配 
单枪匹马 (單槍匹馬)
奥林匹克 (奧林匹克)
阿司匹林 
马匹 (馬匹)

Appears In:

匹 also appears in:

林

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  1. 林 is the 364th most frequent character.
  2. 林 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 林 appears as a character in 132 words.
  4. 林 appears as a component in 33 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
林 => 木
Radical :
林 => 林 (N/A)
Graphical :
林 => 林

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Lin2 - surname Lin
  2. lin2 - woods/forest/CL:片[pian4]/circle(s) (i.e. specific group of people)/a collection (of similar things)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 林 (lin2): The component 林 is pronounced as 'lin2'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

少林寺 
林 
林黛玉 
桂林 
森林 
武林 

Medium Frequency

克林顿 (克林頓)
凡士林 
丛林 (叢林)
吉林 
吉林市 
吉林省 
园林 (園林)
奥林匹克 (奧林匹克)
富兰克林 (富蘭克林)
少林 
布鲁克林 (布魯克林)
斯大林 
杏林 
林则徐 (林則徐)
林子 
林彪 
林心如 
林忆莲 (林憶蓮)
林木 
林立 
林肯 
林芝 
林青霞 
柏林 
格林 
梅林 
椰林 
榆林 
树林 (樹林)
玉林 
田林 
石林 
穆斯林 
竹林 
红树林 (紅樹林)
蔡依林 
阿司匹林 
雨林 
黑森林 
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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