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儿 is a 2 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as ér in the second tone, however it can also be pronounced as r.

In traditional Chinese the character is used.

  • ˊ



3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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This character looks like two legs, doesn't it? Although one of them is a bit crippled. Who do these legs belong to? Your son.
by DIEnosaurKyo

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Your son has 2 legs
by princy

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the son's leg is going outward and the daughter's leg going inward.
by umair

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We found 2 pronunciations for 儿


Definitions for 儿 pronounced as r

  • non-syllabic diminutive suffix
  • retroflex final

Definitions for 儿 pronounced as ér

  • child
  • son


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