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

simpl.
trad.

HanziEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin ér
Zhuyin ㄦˊ
IPA (key) /ˀɤɻ³⁵/

NounEdit

(simplified, Pinyin ér, traditional )

  1. child
    儿童
  2. son
    儿子

SuffixEdit

(simplified, Pinyin r, traditional , simplified )

  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 21 April 2014, at 08:14