Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

儿 (兒) r ér

  1. ér noun son
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 儿子 (ABC 'ér' 儿 bf 3; NCCED 1 '儿' 2; Unihan '兒')
  2. r suffix a retroflex final
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Affixes 附类
    Notes: 儿 is often added to words form a nour, especially when quoting someone with a Beijing accent and is also a vernacular use since ancient times. For example, 凳儿 'stool' and 小孩儿 'child' (NCCED 2 '儿' 2, 3, 4; Norman 1988, p. 114; Sun 2006, loc. 513).
  3. ér noun Kangxi radical 10
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Son (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  4. r suffix non-syllabic diminutive suffix
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Affixes 附类
    Notes: 儿 is diminutive suffix appended to many words in the Beijing dialect (NCCED 2 '儿' 1; Sun 2006, loc. 513).
  5. ér noun a child
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 儿童 (ABC 'ér' 儿 bf 1; NCCED 1 '儿' 1)
  6. ér noun a youth
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'ér' 儿 bf 2; NCCED 1 '儿' 2)
  7. ér noun a male
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'ér' 儿 bf 4)

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Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
儿宽 兒寬 兒寬等推文學至九卿 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《萬石張叔列傳》 Biographies of Wan Shi and Zhang Shu 23
臧儿 臧兒 母曰臧兒 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《外戚世家》 Houses of the External Relatives 8
侍儿 侍兒 從史與盎侍兒私通 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷六 復恩 Chapter 6: Repaying Kindness 7
弄儿 弄兒 爲帝弄兒 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六十八 霍光金日磾傳 Volume 68: Huo Guang and Jin Midi 7
儿姁 兒姁 先是臧兒又入其少女兒姁 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《外戚世家》 Houses of the External Relatives 6
儿单于 兒單于 號為兒單于 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《匈奴列傳》 Treatise on the Xiongnu 5
子婴儿 子嬰兒 以潞子嬰兒歸 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 5
儿良 兒良 兒良 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 4
儿在 兒在 吾見兒在帝側 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 3
儿归 兒歸 以潞子嬰兒歸 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 3