儿 ér legs
Alternative traditional form
of character: 兒
NoteThe representation of son, child has been simplified to be just a pair of legs
Number of strokes 2
Index 10 used in: 先 xiān (first)
; 儿 ér (child)
; 元 yuán (primary)
; 光 guāng (light)
; 克 kè (to be able to)
; 兔 tù (rabbit)
; 见 jiàn (see)
; 兄 xiōng (elder brother)
; 真 zhēn (really)
; 免 miǎn (to escape)
Sounds same儿 ér (child)
而 ér (as well as)
Different tone耳 ěr (ear)
尔 ěr (thus)
二 èr (two)
Stroke order for character 儿, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
儿行千里母担忧 ér xíng qiān lǐ mǔ dān yōu
When children travel far from home, mothers never stop worrying.
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
It is often thought that the Chinese language is the same all other China. There are however many distinct Chinese languages that are written the same but pronounced differently. The main language groups: Wu (Zhejiang) 77 million; Yue (Guangdong/ Guangxi/ Overseas) also known as Cantonese; Min (Fujian/ Guangdong/ Taiwan) 60 million; Jin (Shaanxi/ Shanxi/ Inner Mongolia) 45 million; Xiang (Hunan) 36 million; Hakka (Guangdong/ Overseas) 31 million; Gan (Jiangxi) 30 million; Hui (Zhejiang/Anhui) 3 million; and Ping (Guangxi) 2 million. The large emigration of people from Fujian and Guangdong has given Yue (Cantonese); Min (Hokkien) and Hakka a worldwide distribution. Read More
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