ér child

Made up of [ ér legs radical 10]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The character has been recently reduced to just a pair of legs, indicating a toddler
Number of strokes: 2

Related characters


Also uses ér component: guāng (light) jiàn (see) kè (to be able to) miǎn (to escape) tù (rabbit) xiān (first) xiōng (elder brother) yuán (primary) zhēn (really)

Sounds same

ér (legs) ér (as well as)

Different tone

ěr (ear) ěr (thus) èr (two)

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

Proverbs

儿行千里母担忧 ér xíng qiān lǐ mǔ dān yōu Mothers will always worry about their children
也要马儿好,也要马儿不吃草 yě yaò mǎ ér haǒ, yě yaò mǎ ér bù chī caǒ To prosper you must make compromises, you can not have it all your own way
一步一个脚印儿 yī bù yī gè jiǎo yìnr Work steadily one step at a time in order to make solid progress
Good fortune

Good fortune

Language

You will often see the character for good fortune on decorations and gifts. 'Fu' is also associated with bats and oranges and this needs a little explanation...
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