Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 尔


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Meaning

thus, therefore, so, like that

Pronunciation

ěr

Explanation

Top: lying person as a variant of , bottom: small

Mnemonic

A lying person appears small, that's therefore thus.

Radicals

thus, therefore
lying person(When this person is made flat, like in this radical, you get the: "lying person". (Further radicals with "person" are: sitting , sitting cross-legged , kneeling , skilled , bending ,, slumped or husband ))
small(A person with tight arms)
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Vocabulary

阿尔及利亚 Ā ěr jí lì yà Algeria
詹江布尔 Zhān jiāng bù ěr Janjanbureh river and city in Gambia
鄂尔多斯高原 È ěr duō sī Gāo yuán Ordos Plateau, Inner Mongolia
叶尔羌河 Yè ěr qiāng hé Yarkant river in Xinjiang
准噶尔 Zhǔn gá ěr Dzungar, Junggar or Dsungharian basin in XinJiang
马噶尔尼使团 Mǎ gá ěr ní shǐ tuán the Macartney mission to Qing China in 1793
马噶尔尼 Mǎ gá ěr ní Earl George Macartney (1737-1806), leader of British mission to Qing China in 1793; Paul McCartney, former Beatle
坎贝尔侏儒仓鼠 Kǎn bèi ěr zhū rú cāng shǔ Campbell's dwarf hamster (Phodopus campbelli)


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