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The Cantonese word jan - 儿 - jan4
(son in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

jan4

English translations

son, child

Chinese character (simplified):

儿 ( jan / jan4 ) in traditional characters
Usage as a radical
儿 can also be used as a radical, i.e. as a sub-component of a Chinese character..
Character complexity
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is composed of 2 strokes and therefore is of extremely low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

nursery rhyme  |  children
儿 ( jan / jan4 ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 133)
Other characters that are pronounced jan4 in Cantonese
More words that mean son in Cantonese
zai2 ( 仔 ), zi2 ( 子 )
More words that mean child in Cantonese
tung4 ( 童 ), zi2 ( 子 )

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