兒化

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

兒化

  1. (phonetic) erhua (retroflex final "r")

Usage notes[edit]

A prominent feature of northern Mandarin, it is represented by the character , but is not a syllable.

  • ending in -i, -n: left out
    一塊兒 yīkuàir — yīkuàr
    慢慢兒 mànmàn ér — mànmàr
    根兒 gēn ér — gēr
  • ending in -ng: left out and nasalized
    有空兒 yǒukòng ér — yǒukõr

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