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Translingual

Stroke order
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Han character

(radical 7 +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 一一 (MM), four-corner 10100, composition)

  1. two
  2. twice

References

  • KangXi: page 86, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 247
  • Dae Jaweon: page 175, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 2, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4E8C
  • Chinese Numeral

Cantonese

Etymology

From Middle Chinese

Hanzi

(jyutping ji6, Yale yi6)

  1. two

Japanese

Noun

(hiragana , romaji ni)

  1. two, 2
  2. second

Kanji

(grade 1 kanji)

Readings

Compounds

Derived terms

Idioms

  • 二兎を追う者は一兎をも得ず
    にとをおうものはいっとをもうず
    nito o oumono wa itto o mo uzu
    focus on one thing at a time
  • 二の足を踏む
    にのあしをふむ
    ni no ashi o fumu
    hesitate; think twice; shy or flinch

Number

(, ni)

  1. two, 2

Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): 이 (revised: i, McCune-Reischauer: i, Yale: i)
  • Name (hangeul): 둘 (revised: dul, McCune-Reischauer: tul, Yale: twul)

Mandarin

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(pinyin èr (er4), Wade-Giles erh4)

Compounds

Noun

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin èr)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) two

Synonyms


Middle Chinese

Han character

(*njì)


Vietnamese

Han character

(nhì, nhị)

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