耳 - Dong Chinese dictionary

ěr

ear

Pictograph of an ear.

Evolution

耳 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
耳 Bronze script Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)

Bronze script

Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)
耳 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
耳 Clerical script Cao Wei (Three Kingdoms: 222-280 AD)

Clerical script

Cao Wei (Three Kingdoms: 222-280 AD)
耳 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

ěr

ear; merely, only; handle; handle (archaeology); and that is all (Classical Chinese)

Most common words with 耳
Freq.
Word
Meaning

耳朵

ear

ear

耳机

headphones

土耳其

Turkey

耳环

earring

Component uses

Meaning component in 32 characters

Sound component in 7 characters

Iconic component in 3 characters

Unknown component in 2 characters