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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
儿-order.gif

shinjitai

simplified

儿儿

traditional

Etymology[edit]

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 character[edit]

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

  1. Kangxi radical

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
ér ‹ nye › /*ŋe/ child

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2748 0 /*ŋeː/

Noun[edit]

  1. child
  2. son

Usage notes[edit]

Not used as an individual character in modern Chinese.

Suffix[edit]

(r)

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

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Kanji[edit]

(Radical)

  1. legs radical にんにょう, ひとあし

Readings[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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 notes[edit]

儿 appears only as a radical in Japanese.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nhân, nhi)

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References[edit]