耳 ěr ear
NotePicture of an ear, now idealized and straightened
Number of strokes 6
Index 128 used in: 取 qǔ (to take)
; 闻 wén (to hear)
; 聪 cōng (quick at hearing)
Sounds same尔 ěr (thus)
Different tone儿 ér (child)
儿 ér (legs)
而 ér (as well as)
二 èr (two)
Stroke order for character 耳, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
耳目一新 ěr mù yī xīn
A change of place, everything fresh and new
掩耳盗铃 yǎn ěr daò líng
Failing to think things through. Taking a rash action without applying logic
The illustrious Ming
It was during the Ming dynasty that China achieved many accomplishments: a vast fleet sailed the seas and made many dicoveries.; an encylopedia of the accumulated knowledge was distilled into 11,000 chapers; trade with America brought in new vegetables and cotton that were widely grown. Read More
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