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婴儿车
yīng ér chē

婴儿车
pram


Definitions

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婴儿车yīng'érchē
     1. n. pram, perambulator, stroller (baby carriage)
Components
婴儿yīng'ér
     1. n. baby; infant
     2. n. lead (Pb)
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
chē
     1. vehicle; car
     2. machine; instrument
     3. to tailor or sew using a sewing machine
           車衫 - to sew clothes with a sewing machine
     4. (Cantonese) to drive somebody; to give somebody a ride
           你 可 唔 可以 車 我 去 地鐵 站 呀? - Can you drive me to the MTR station?
     5. (Sichuanese) to rotate
     6. usage. 車 is a collective term for all types of vehicles with wheel(s). Additional morphemes are added in front to specify the type of the vehicle. For example:
           汽車 - car
           火車 - train
           自行車 - bicycle
           嬰兒車 - pram
     7. (Chinese chess) chariot; rook
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