黑

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  1. 黑 is the 519th most frequent character.
  2. 黑 has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. 黑 appears as a character in 87 words.
  4. 黑 appears as a component in 24 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
黑 => No glyph available, 灬
Radical :
黑 => 黑 (black)
Graphical :
黑 => 口, 丨, 丷, 一, 丨, 一, 灬

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Hei1 - abbr. for Heilongjiang province 黑龍江|黑龙江[Hei1 long2 jiang1]
  2. hei1 - black/dark/(loanword) to hack

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 黑 (hei1): The component 灬 is pronounced as 'huo3'. It has the same pinyin initial.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 黑 (hei1): The component 黑 is pronounced as 'hei1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

黑 
黑暗 
黑色 

Medium Frequency

摸黑 
漆黑 
黑人 
黑夜 
黑客 
黑幕 
黑帮 (黑幫)
黑心 
黑木耳 
黑板 
黑白 
黑社会 (黑社會)
黑色素 
黑芝麻 
黑莓 
黑龙江 (黑龍江)

森

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  1. 森 is the 1027th most frequent character.
  2. 森 has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. 森 appears as a character in 33 words.
  4. 森 appears as a component in 1 character.

Decomposition:

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

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. sen1 - forest

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 森 (sen1): The component 森 is pronounced as 'sen1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

森林 

Medium Frequency

弗格森 
森 
森森 
卢森堡 (盧森堡)
阴森 (陰森)
黑森林 

Appears In:

森 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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