ér

  1. ér conjunction and; as well as; but (not); yet (not)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words , Concept: Coordination 并列
    Notes: 而 is commonly used to join adjectives, adjective phrases, or verbs; in the sense of 和 or 与 (Guoyu '而' conj 1; Rouzer 2007, p. 13)
  2. ér noun Kangxi radical 126
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '而' n 2)
  3. ér pronoun you
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words , Concept: Personal Pronoun 人称代词
    Notes: 而 was used as the singular second person pronoun 你 in Literary Chinese (Guoyu '而' pronoun 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 77).
  4. ér conjunction not only ... but also ....; ... as well as ...; moreover; in addition; furthermore
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 而且 in this sense, expressing a connecting relationship (Guoyu '而' conj 2)
  5. ér conjunction right away; then
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 就 or 才 in this sense, expressing a sequentional relationship (Guoyu '而' conj 3)
  6. ér conjunction but; yet; however; while; nevertheless
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 但是 in this sense, expressing a contrasting relationship (Guoyu '而' conj 6)
  7. ér conjunction if; in case; in the event that
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 如果 in this sense, expressing hypothesis or conjecture in Literary Chinese. It is comparatively rare in this sense (Guoyu '而' conj 4; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 150).
  8. ér conjunction therefore; as a result; thus
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 因而 or 所以 in this sense, expressing cause and effect (Guoyu '而' conj 5)
  9. ér conjunction how can it be that?
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 难道 or 岂 in this sense, expressing doubt in a rhetorical question (Guoyu '而' conj 7)
  10. ér particle so as to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 以 in this sense (Guoyu '而' prep 2)
  11. ér adverb only then
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 才 (Guoyu '而' adv 1)
  12. ér verb as if; to seem like
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 好像 or 犹 in this sense (Guoyu '而' adv 2)
  13. néng verb can; able
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 能 or 可以 (Guoyu '而' v 2)
  14. ér noun whiskers on the cheeks; sideburns
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '而' n 1)
  15. ér pronoun me
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words , Concept: Personal Pronoun 人称代词
    Notes: 而 was used as the singular first person pronoun 我 in Literary Chinese (Guoyu '而' pronoun 2)
  16. ér verb to arrive; up to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 至 or 到 (Guoyu '而' v 1)
  17. ér preposition possessive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 之 or 的 (Guoyu '而' prep. 1)

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