See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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shinjitai

simplified

儿儿

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – a standing person. Compare .

Also Simplified from  ( → [[ ]]) (elimination of 臼).

儿 儿 儿 儿
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 10 +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 中山 (LU), four-corner 22010)

  1. Kangxi radical
  2. human
  3. son, child (as simplification of 兒)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 123, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1336
  • Dae Jaweon: page 257, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 264, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+513F

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Jyutping jan4, Yale yan4)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ yîn, Guangdong ngin2, zin2 [Hailu])

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

KanjiEdit

(Radical)

  1. legs radical にんにょう, ひとあし

ReadingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • New Nelson: 340
  • Halpern: 4
  • Halpern Learners: not listed
  • Heisig: not listed
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 0a2.2
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Usage notesEdit

儿 appears only as a radical in Japanese.


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(in, gwe) (hangeul [[, ]], revised in, gwe, McCune-Reischauer in, kwe)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin ér (er2), rén (ren2), Wade-Giles erh2, jen2)

SuffixEdit

(simplified, Pinyin ér, traditional )

  1. child
    儿童
  2. son
    儿子

(simplified, Pinyin r, traditional )

  1. non-syllabic diminutive suffix
  2. retroflex final, 儿化韵 (Erhua)
    事儿

Usage notesEdit

Not used as an individual character in modern Chinese.

CompoundsEdit

  • 儿歌 (érgē) - nursery rhyme
  • 儿化 (érhuà)
  • 儿女 (érnǚ) - children, son(s) and daughter(s)
  • 儿童 (értóng) - child, children
  • 儿子 (érzi) - son
  • 女儿 (nǚ'ér) - daughter

Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ lî (li5), lîn (lin5), TLPA lî (li5), lîn (lin5), Guangdong li2, lin2)

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nhân, nhi)

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 4 March 2014, at 18:15