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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 )

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, composition丿)

  1. Kangxi radical

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

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (兒), Pronunciation (1/2)

Initial: 日 (38)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 汝移切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ȵiᴇ/ /ȵʑie̯/ /ȵie/ /ȵiɛ/ /ȵiə̆/ /ȵʑǐe/ /ȵʑjɛ/
Character (兒), Pronunciation (2/2)

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 齊
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 五稽切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋei/ /ŋiei/ /ŋei/ /ŋei/ /ŋɛj/ /ŋiei/ /ŋɛi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
ér ‹ nye › /*ŋe/ child
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2748 0 /*ŋeː/

NounEdit

  1. child
    • 儿童 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]értóng [Pinyin] — child
  2. son

Usage notesEdit

Not used as an individual character in modern Chinese.

SuffixEdit

(r)

  1. non-syllabic diminutive suffix
  2. final retroflex syllable ("ér") added in Mandarin dialect ( see 儿化音 Erhua )

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

KanjiEdit

(Radical)

  1. legs radical にんにょう, ひとあし

ReadingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • JIS: 5139
  • Kuten: 4925
  • Shift JIS: 9958
  • EUC-JP: D1B9
  • Frequency: radical
  • Nelson: not listed
  • 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)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nhân, nhi)

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ReferencesEdit