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èr

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èr Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
èr | er4
English translation
two
2
stupid (Beijing dialect)
two; twice

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About èr

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Number of strokes

2

Radical frequency

29

Traditional form

èr

Contains the radical

èr

Part of speech

Numeral / 数词 shù cí Shù cí

Learning hint

Two  parallel lines; compare (one) and Sān (three)

Etymology of èr

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

一一 yī yī

Explanation

Two horizontal strokes, representing the number two.

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Example sentences using èr

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shí Zhōng 敲响 qiāo xiǎng 十二点 shí , Guān le 电视 diànshì 上床睡觉.

When the clock struck twelve, I switched off TV and went to bed.

现在 xiànzài shì 十二点 Guò 两分.

It's two minutes past twelve.

不行 bù xíng , ” xìng de 忧愁 yōu chóu de shuì ; dàn 随即 suíjí 咽住 yàn zhù le , niǎn zhāo chún biān jǐn yǒu de 几根二三分 cháng 的髭.

" Bad,'said Wu looking worried and toying with his moustache.

宾馆 bīnguǎn de 营业 yíngyè 主体 zhǔ tǐ yóu Dōng Nán èr dòng Lóu 组成 zǔchéng .

Hotel operating the main from the east, South Floor 2 component.

Hóng Shuǐ 十二 shí èr 英尺 yīng chǐ Gāo de Shuǐ yǒng lái .

The flood came in a wall of water twelve feet high.

Words with èr

Explore 25 words and sayings that include the Chinese character èr in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
第二 dì èr second第二 dì èr
èr two èr
第二天 dì èr tiān next day第二天 dì èr tiān
第二次 dì èr cì second第二次 dì èr cì
周二 Zhōu èr Tuesday週二
二手房 èr shǒu fáng second-hand house二手房 èr shǒu fáng
二者 èr zhě both二者 èr zhě
独一无二 dú yī wú èr nothing compares with it獨一無二
十二月 Shí èr yuè December十二月 Shí èr yuè
二月 Èr yuè February二月 Èr yuè
二战 Èr zhàn World War II二戰
第二轮 dì èr lún second round (of match, or election)第二輪
二手 èr shǒu assistant二手 èr shǒu
二十 èr shí twenty二十 èr shí
老二 lǎo èr (euphemism) penis老二 lǎo èr
星期二 Xīng qī èr Tuesday星期二 Xīng qī èr
十二 shí èr twelve十二 shí èr
其二 qí èr secondly其二 qí èr
第二位 dì èr wèi second place第二位 dì èr wèi
二氧化碳 èryǎnghuàtàn carbon dioxide CO2二氧化碳 èryǎnghuàtàn
初二 chū èr 2nd day of a lunar month初二 chū èr
二手车 èr shǒu chē second-hand car二手車
第二季度 dì èr jì dù second quarter (of financial year)第二季度 dì èr jì dù
一清二楚 yī qīng èr chǔ to be very clear about sth (idiom)一清二楚 yī qīng èr chǔ
十二指肠 shí èr zhǐ cháng duodenum十二指腸

èr Decomposition & Compounds

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èr Compounds

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  • èr
      • fèng
        • bàng , pěng , fèng , fěng , běng , běng , běng , , bàng
      • chuǎn
        • shùn
          • shùn , shùn , ,
        • jié
          • jié , jié , zhé , huò , , , ,
        • lín
          • lín , lín , lín , lín , lín , lín , lìn , lín , lǐn , lín , , lín , lín , lín , lín , , lín , , , lián , , , , , , , , , , , lín , , lín
        • chuǎn , , shēng ,
      • jiàng
        • ,
        • , , ,
      • , , , , , wéi , , , , , , , , pàn , , , , , , , , ,
    • Sān
      • lán
      • jiāng
        • jiāng , jiāng , jiāng , jiāng , 橿 jiāng , jiāng , jīng , , jiàng , , , jiāng , jiāng
      • sān , , sān , èr , yàn ,
    • shì
      • piào
        • piāo
          • piāo
        • piāo , biāo , piáo , piāo , piáo , piǎo , piāo , biāo , piào , piào , biāo , biāo , biāo , piāo , biǎo , biāo , biào , , , , , , , biāo , , , piāo , , , , biāo , , , , biào
      • jīn
        • jīn , jìn , , , 澿,
      • wèi
        • wèi , , , wèi , wèi , , ,
      • Zōng
        • Chóng
        • zōng , zōng , zèng , zōng , zòng , cóng , cóng , cóng , cóng , zōng , , , , , , , , zōng , zōng , , , , , , ,
      • nài
        • nài , , nǎi , nài
        • chá
        • cài
          • , ,
        • chì , , zhài , , cài , , , , , ,
      • bǐng
      • nài
        • , 渿,
      • suàn
        • ,
      • biāo , , kuǎn , suì , , , , zhī , , , , , zuò , , , , zhēn , yǒng , , ráng , yǐng , lóng , , , , , , , 祿, , chán , , dǎo , shì ,
    • Yuán
      • wán
        • yuàn , wán , huàn , guǎn , Wǎn , kuǎn , wǎn , huǎn , guǎn , wǎn , huàn , , , yuàn , , , , , , , huàn ,
      • kòu
      • wán , yuǎn , Yuán , wán , yuán , ruǎn , yán , ruǎn , shǐ , wán , wán , yuán , yuán , yuán , kūn , yuán , yuán , , , , , , , , , , , , , , wán , 黿 yuán
    • Yìn
    • yún
      • huì
      • dòng
      • cháng
        • cháng , 鲿 cháng
        • , ,
      • yún
        • tán
          • tán
        • yún , yīn , tán , , , yún , , , , , ,
      • yùn , hún , céng , tán , yùn , yún , yún , tán , yún , chuán , , dài , yùn , yún , zhuǎn , , , , , , , , , , , yún ,
    • rén
    • gèn
      • Xuān
        • xuān , xuān , xuàn , xuàn , xuān , xuān , xuān , xuān , xuān , xuān , xuān , , , , , , , , xuān ,
      • Héng
        • , ,
      • yuán , huán , héng , xuǎn , xuān , huán , xuǎn , huán , huán , , , ,
    • èr
    • mào
      • , , , zhòu , , , dān , rán , , , , , , ,
      • jiàn
        • jiàn , jiàn , jiàn , jiàn , , qián , jiàn , jiān , jiàn , jiān , , , , , , jiàn ,
      • jīn
        • ,
      • shū
        • tuān
      • huà
      • , zhào , , huà , , , , , , zhòu , , , , , , , ,
    • gèn
      • héng
      • gēng
    • yún
      • zòu
      • chūn
        • chǔn , 椿 chūn , chūn , , , , , , , chūn , , , , , , , chūn
      • fèng
        • bàng , pěng , fèng , fěng , běng , běng , běng , , bàng
      • qín
        • zhēn , qín , zhēn , qín , zhēn , zhēn , qín , , , , , ,
      • chōng
        • , zhuāng ,
    • jìn
      • jìn , jìn , , , , , jìn
    • èr
      • èr ,
    • xiē , miǎn , zhú , chù , , , , nìng , sān , èr , , , , , ,
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