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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from

Han character[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • 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

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Numeral[edit]

  1. two
    • 热气球 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]liǎngzhǐ rèqìqiú [Pinyin]two hot air ballons
  2. some, few
Usage note[edit]
  • 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
Synonyms[edit]
  • (èr, "two")
Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • "" (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 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic ():