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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 臼).

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)

  1. Kangxi radical
  2. human
  3. son, child (as simplification of 兒)

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

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping jan4, Yale yan4)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ yîn, Guangdong ngin2, zin2 [Hailu])

References[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)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

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

Suffix[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin ér, traditional )

  1. child
    儿童
  2. son
    儿子

(simplified, Pinyin r, traditional )

  1. non-syllabic diminutive suffix
  2. retroflex final, 儿化韵 (Erhua)
    事儿

Usage notes[edit]

Not used as an individual character in modern Chinese.

Compounds[edit]

  • 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 Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ lî (li5), lîn (lin5), TLPA lî (li5), lîn (lin5), Guangdong li2, lin2)

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nhân, nhi)

References[edit]