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The Chinese word er - 耳 - ĕr
(ear in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

something ear-like

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Chinese characters  ( er / ĕr ) with pronunciation (English translation: ear )
The traditional Chinese characters of ĕr are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Usage as a radical
耳 can also be used as a radical, i.e. as a sub-component of a Chinese character. It is then called ĕrzìpáng.

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耳 ( er / ĕr ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 976)
Chinese example words containing the character 耳 ( er / ĕr )
耳朵 ( ĕrduo = ear ), 耳机 ( ĕrjī = earphone ), 耳麦 ( ĕrmài = headset ), 耳塞 ( ĕrsāi = earplug ), 蓝牙耳机 ( lányáĕrjī = bluetooth headset ),
Other characters that are pronounced ĕr in Chinese
More words that mean ear in Chinese
ĕrduo ( 耳朵 )

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