陳

Meta:

  1. 陳 is the 525th most frequent character.
  2. 陳 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 陳 appears as a character in 48 words.
  4. 陳 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
陳 => 阝, 東
Radical :
陳 => 阝 (town), 木 (tree), 日 (sun/day)
Graphical :
陳 => 丨, ㇌, 一, 丨, 八, 口, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Chen2 - surname Chen/vassal state during the Spring and Autumn Period 770-475 BC/Chen of the Southern dynasties (557-589)
  2. chen2 - to lay out/to exhibit/to display/to narrate/to state/to explain/to tell/old/stale

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

新陈代谢 (新陳代謝)
陈 (陳)
陈奕迅 (陳奕迅)

Medium Frequency

推陈出新 (推陳出新)
陈冠希 (陳冠希)
陈凯歌 (陳凱歌)
陈列 (陳列)
陈年 (陳年)
陈水扁 (陳水扁)
陈皮 (陳皮)
陈旧 (陳舊)
陈述 (陳述)
陈醋 (陳醋)

Appears In:

陳 also appears in:

冠

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Meta:

  1. 冠 is the 1711th most frequent character.
  2. 冠 has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. 冠 appears as a character in 30 words.
  4. 冠 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

Once :
冠 => 冖, 㝴
Radical :
冠 => 冖 (cover), 二 (two), 儿 (legs), 寸 (thumb)
Graphical :
冠 => 冖, 二, 丿, 乚, 𠂇, 亅, 丶

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Guan4 - surname Guan
  2. guan1 - hat/crown/crest/cap
  3. guan4 - to put on a hat/to be first/to dub

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

冠军 (冠軍)
皇冠 
衣冠 

Medium Frequency

冠 
冠冕堂皇 
冠军赛 (冠軍賽)
夺冠 (奪冠)
王冠 
陈冠希 (陳冠希)

Appears In:

冠 also appears in:

希

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Meta:

  1. 希 is the 508th most frequent character.
  2. 希 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 希 appears as a character in 27 words.
  4. 希 appears as a component in 9 characters.

Decomposition:

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

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. xi1 - to hope/to admire/variant of 稀[xi1]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 希 (xi1): The component 乂 is pronounced as 'yi4'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

希望 

Medium Frequency

希 
希腊 (希臘)
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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