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:

布

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  1. 布 is the 380th most frequent character.
  2. 布 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 布 appears as a character in 136 words.
  4. 布 appears as a component in 4 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
布 => 𠂇, 巾
Radical :
布 => 𠂇 (left hand), 巾 (turban/scarf)
Graphical :
布 => 𠂇, 冂, 丨

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. bu4 - variant of 布[bu4]/to announce/to spread
  2. bu4 - cloth/to declare/to announce/to spread/to make known

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

布 (佈)
布置 (佈置)
公布 (公佈)
吕布 (呂布)
乔布斯 (喬布斯)
宣布 
布丁 
发布 (發佈)

Medium Frequency

伊斯坦布尔 (伊斯坦布爾)
布局 (佈局)
布景 (佈景)
分布 (分佈)
分布图 (分佈圖)
卡布奇诺 (卡布奇諾)
卡萨布兰卡 (卡薩布蘭卡)
密布 
尿布 
布什 
布娃娃 
布拉格 
布料 
布施 
布朗 
布满 (布滿)
布袋 
布谷鸟 (布谷鳥)
布达佩斯 (布達佩斯)
布达拉宫 (布達拉宮)
布里斯班 
布鞋 
布鲁塞尔 (布魯塞爾)
布鲁斯 (布魯斯)
帆布 
帆布鞋 
抹布 
拉布拉多 
摆布 (擺布)
散布 (散佈)
桌布 
棉布 
津巴布韦 (津巴布韋)
瀑布 
画布 (畫布)
发布会 (發佈會)
福布斯 
纱布 (紗布)
织布 (織布)
胶布 (膠布)
遍布 
阿布扎比 
颁布 (頒布)

Appears In:

布 also appears in:

扎

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  1. 扎 is the 1409th most frequent character.
  2. 扎 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 扎 appears as a character in 24 words.
  4. 扎 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
扎 => 扌, 乚
Radical :
扎 => 扌 (hand), 乚 (second)
Graphical :
扎 => 亅, 二, 乚

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zha1 - to prick/to run or stick (a needle etc) into/jug (a classifier for liquids such as beer)
  2. zha2 - penetrating (as of cold)/struggle
  3. za1 - to tie/to bind/classifier for flowers, banknotes etc: bundle/Taiwan pr. [zha2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 扎 (zha1): The component 乚 is pronounced as 'ya4'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 扎 (zha2): The component 乚 is pronounced as 'ya4'. It has the same pinyin final.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 扎 (za1): The component 乚 is pronounced as 'ya4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

扎 
挣扎 (掙扎)

Medium Frequency

包扎 
卡扎菲 
安营扎寨 (安營紮寨)
扎堆 
扎实 (扎實)
扎根 
扎针 (扎針)
扎营 (紮營)
结扎 (結扎)
莫扎特 
阿布扎比 
驻扎 (駐紮)

比

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  1. 比 is the 199th most frequent character.
  2. 比 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 比 appears as a character in 111 words.
  4. 比 appears as a component in 62 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
比 => 匕
Radical :
比 => 比 (compare/compete)
Graphical :
比 => 比

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Bi3 - Belgium/Belgian/abbr. for 比利時|比利时[Bi3 li4 shi2]
  2. bi3 - (particle used for comparison and "-er than")/to compare/to contrast/to gesture (with hands)/ratio
  3. bi4 - to associate with/to be near

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 比 (bi3): The component 比 is pronounced as 'bi3'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 比 (bi3): The component 比 is pronounced as 'bi4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  3. Pronunciation clue for 比 (bi4): The component 比 is pronounced as 'bi3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  4. Pronunciation clue for 比 (bi4): The component 比 is pronounced as 'bi4'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

比 

Medium Frequency

好比 
对比 (對比)
性价比 (性價比)
比例 
比如 
比赛 (比賽)
比起 
比较 (比較)
无比 (無比)
相比 
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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