èr two; 2

Number of strokes 2


Index 7 used in: yuán (primary) ; è (evil) ; yú (in) ; xiē (some) ; rén (humane)

< Previous radical 6 jué Next radical 8 tóu >

Different tone

ér (child) ér (legs) ér (as well as) ěr (ear) ěr (thus)

< Previous ěr Next >


Sound file kindly provided by shtooka.net under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License

stroke order for 二
Stroke order for character 二, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license


九牛二虎之力 jiǔ niú èr hǔ zhī lì Tremendously strong
一山不容二虎 yī shān bù róng èr hǔ Two equally talented or able employees do not work well together


十二章纹 shí èr zhāng wén Imperial Insignia
Share on Facebook Share on Google+

Chinasage is a new web resource, started in 2012, pages will be added, enhanced and re-formatted regularly. Please check back soon for updated information about China.

We would be most grateful if you have any comments or suggestions to help improve this page. Our contact page is also available if you have a longer comment. Just type in a quick remark here:


Citation information: Chinasage, 'Chinese character èr 二 two', , Web, http://www.chinasage.info/chars/fch_er_2.htm.

Copyright © Chinasage 2012 to 2016