冖, 宀 and 穴

Differentiating between “冖,” ”宀,” and “穴” helps you understand better and learn more easily the characters with these there parts. 

1. “冖” relates to “cover” (pay attention to the words in green which don’t relate to ”cover.”)
2. “穴” relates to “hole/cave”
3. ”宀” relates to “house”

P.S. The number of the characters with “冖” is just about twenty among which just ten more or less are commonly used, while there are quite a few characters with ”宀” and “穴.”

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