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婴儿
yīng ér

婴儿
baby




Definitions

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婴儿yīng'ér
     1. n. baby; infant
     2. n. lead (Pb)
Components
yīng
     1. n. baby, infant
     2. n. bother
ér
     1. (Non-syllabic noun diminutive suffix in Mandarin. See erhua.)
     2. usage. In print, 人 may have symmetric legs. However in handwriting, to distinguish from 入, the right leg will be shorter, the shape looking like a ʎ; in 入 the left leg is shorter.
     3. (zh-alt-form, 齯, teeth grown in old age)
     4. man; person; people
     5. (zh-alt-form, 倪, small and weak)
     6. human being (Homo sapiens)
     7. (zh-alt-form, 郳)
     8. body
     9. everybody; everyone
     10. physical, psychological or moral quality or condition; character; personality
     11. a person associated with a particular identity or trait; -er
     12. manpower; worker; employee
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