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Although it is a potentially valid to use the slightly derogatory "cute" nickname, it is much more likely to be a more standard-sounding given name, for example 佳寧 or perhaps 嘉寧, both pronounced Jiāníng in Mandarin and Gā-nìhng in Cantonese. To my ear, both are female names. A quick Google returns quite a few profiles with this exact given name, ...


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You would need to do some database manipulation. First extract a bigram frequency list (http://lingua.mtsu.edu/chinese-computing/) or a more general word frequency list (as provided by Wenlin, for example), and then decompose the individual morphemes to obtain the most used characters for words.


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The etymology of 局 1st interpretation 促也。从口在尺下,復局之。『說文解字』 促也。以㬪韵爲訓。从口在尺下復局之。尺所以指厈規榘事也。口在尺下。三緘其口之意。『說文解字注』 Upper part of 局 represents 尺 (ruler), alluding to rules and canons. Lower (inside) part of 局 represents 口 (mouth), alluding to unbounded freedom. 口 (mouth) is under (inside) 尺 (ruler): 局 implies a sense of constraint. 2nd interpretation ...


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I didn't find any existing statistics online so I wrote a simple program to do the job. Source data was downloaded from SouGou web dictionary 2006(see here), a vocabulary consists of a totality of 468,949 words. Since you don't need this for research purposes I will only list partial results below. If you need the whole list of 6,143 characters just leave a ...


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儿 is Pekingese (beijing dialect), like "lah" in singlish (singapore english). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beijing_dialect https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singlish#Lah in general, you don't need to write it; unless you want to impress readers that it's pekingese.


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I prefer 佳宁(佳寧), meaning "nice and peaceful." Although this girl may be young and stubborn, the name you suggest sounds awful and should not be applied to a girl. P.S. 尕 is a character used mainly in dialects. 拧 is used as a verb and never appears in people's names.



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