Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

ěr

  1. ěr noun ear
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Used in literary Chinese as a noun and in bound form in modern Chinese as part of the two-syllable word 耳朵 (ABC 'ěr' 耳 bf; NCCED '耳' 1)
  2. ěr noun Kangxi radical 128
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Ear (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. ěr particle and that is all
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In Classical Chinese 耳 is a fusion of 而已 placed at the end of the sentence to restrict the meaning of the sentence (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 134). For example, 直好世俗之樂耳。'I only love the music that suits the manners of the present age.' (Mengzi: 2.1/7/10, translation by Legge)
  4. ěr noun an ear-shaped object
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '耳' 2)
  5. ěr adjective on both sides
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '耳' 3)
  6. ěr noun a vessel handle
    Domain: Archaeology 考古学
    Notes: For example, the handles of a vase (ABC 'ěr' 耳 n)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 82
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張耳陳餘列傳》 Biographies of Zhang Er and Chen Yu 69
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷三十二 張耳陳餘傳 Volume 32: Zhang Er and Chen Yu 61
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《耳部》 Ěr Radical 50
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十四 魏書十四 程郭董劉蔣劉傳 Volume 14: Book of Wei 14 - Biographies of Cheng, Dong, Guo, Liu, Jiang, and Liu 33
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十九 魏書二十九 方技傳 Volume 29: Book of Wei 29 - Biographies of fangshis and artisans 32
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷四十七 Scroll 47 32
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷三十四 韓彭英盧吳傳 Volume 34: Han, Peng, Ying, Lu and Wu 32
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十三 Scroll 23 30
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮陰侯列傳》 Biography of the Marquis of Huaiyin 30

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
重耳 重耳 大戎狐姬生重耳 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 26
子耳 子耳 子耳 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 8
捲耳 捲耳 卷耳 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧卷耳 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Juan Er 8
充耳 充耳 褎如充耳 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧旄丘 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Mao Qiu 6
聪耳 聰耳 故唯毋以聖王爲聰耳明目與 Mozi 《墨子》 卷三 尚同下 Book 3 - Identification with the Superior III 6
耳明 耳明 故唯毋以聖王爲聰耳明目與 Mozi 《墨子》 卷三 尚同下 Book 3 - Identification with the Superior III 5
义耳 義耳 義耳義耳 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十三 魯問 Book 13 - Lu's Question 4
卑耳 卑耳 踰太行與卑耳之貉 Guanzi 《管子》 匡君小匡第二十 Chapter 20: Kuang Jun Xiao Kuang 4
熊耳 熊耳 熊耳 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 禹貢 Xia Shu - Tribute of Yu 3
耳听 耳聽 四曰耳聽 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 秋官司寇 第五 5. Office of Autumn and Minister of Justice 3