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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Simplified from

Han characterEdit

(radical 1 +6, 7 strokes, cangjie input 一人人月 (MOOB), composition ⿻⿱)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 78, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 51
  • Dae Jaweon: page 157, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 21, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4E24

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

Etymology 1Edit

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PronunciationEdit


NumeralEdit

  1. two
  2. some, few
Usage notesEdit
  • is used when counting things with a measure word, is used in numbers.
  • Examples with
    两个人 two people, 两年 two years
  • Examples with
    二十 twenty (literally "two tens"), 第二 second
SynonymsEdit
  • (èr, "two")
CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-21.
  • ""Er" and "liang"" (in Mandarin/English), Chinese Grammar Wiki. URL accessed on 2014-03-21.
  • "Jukuu" (in Mandarin/English), Jukuu. URL accessed on 2014-03-21.

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

  1. Tael, an ancient unit of weight for silver, approximatly 40 grams
  2. market tael (市兩市两), equal to 50 grams

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic ():