青

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  1. 青 is the 497th most frequent character.
  2. 青 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 青 appears as a character in 140 words.
  4. 青 appears as a component in 31 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
青 => 龶, 月
Radical :
青 => 青 (green/blue)
Graphical :
青 => 龶, 冂, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qing1 - nature's color/green or blue/greenish black/youth/young (of people)/abbr. for Qinghai province 青海

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 青 (qing1): The component 青 is pronounced as 'qing1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

青年 
青春 
青春期 

Medium Frequency

刺青 
刘青云 (劉青雲)
小青年 
年青 
愤青 (憤青)
杀青 (殺青)
青 
青天 
青少年 
青山 
青岛 (青島)
青岛市 (青島市)
青春痘 
青椒 
青海 
青睐 (青睞)
青菜 
青葱 (青蔥)
青藏 
青蛙 
青豆 
青铜 (青銅)
青龙 (青龍)

春

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  1. 春 is the 919th most frequent character.
  2. 春 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 春 appears as a character in 76 words.
  4. 春 appears as a component in 4 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
春 => 𡗗, 日
Radical :
春 => 一 (one), 二 (two), 丨 (line), 八 (eight/divide), 日 (sun/day)
Graphical :
春 => 一, 二, 丨, 八, 口, 一

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Chun1 - surname Chun
  2. chun1 - spring (time)/gay/joyful/youthful/love/lust/life

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 春 (chun1): The component 丨 is pronounced as 'gun3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

新春 
春 
春节 (春節)
春运 (春運)
青春 

Medium Frequency

春光 
春天 
春季 
春秋 
春联 (春聯)
春雨 
长春 (長春)
青春期 

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春 also appears in:

期

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Meta:

  1. 期 is the 253rd most frequent character.
  2. 期 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 期 appears as a character in 113 words.
  4. 期 appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
期 => 其, 月
Radical :
期 => 甘 (sweet), 一 (one), 八 (eight/divide), 月 (moon)
Graphical :
期 => 艹, 二, 一, 八, 冂, 二

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. qi1 - a period of time/phase/stage/(used for issue of a periodical, courses of study)/time/term/period/to hope/Taiwan pr. [qi2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 期 (qi1): The component 其 is pronounced as 'qi2'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 期 (qi1): The component 一 is pronounced as 'yi1'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

假期 
期 
期待 

Medium Frequency

佳期 
到期 
前期 
如期 
学期 (學期)
定期 
后期 (後期)
日期 
早期 
星期 
星期一 
星期三 
星期二 
星期五 
星期六 
星期四 
星期天 
星期几 (星期幾)
星期日 
时期 (時期)
更年期 
期望 
期末 
期盼 
期货 (期貨)
期间 (期間)
期限 
短期 
近期 
周期 (週期)
过期 (過期)
长期 (長期)
青春期 
预期 (預期)
高峰期 
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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