Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: er2
Zhuyin: ㄦˊ
English Meaning: 1. but, however 2. and, and so, as well as 3. and then
German Meaning: aber, und

Example Sentences:

wo3 hen3 dan1 you1 ji1 qi4 ren2 you3 yi4 tian1 hui4 you3 zi4 wo3 yi4 shi4, er2 ba3 ren2 lei4 xiao1 mie4.
I'm worried that robots will become self-aware one day and exterminate the human race.
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yin1 wei4 ji4 shu4 wen4 ti2 er2 you3 suo3 yan2 wu4.
There was a delay because of technical problems.
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ta1 yin1 wei4 jiao3 huai2 shou4 shang1 er2 wu2 fa3 can1 jia1 zhe4 chang3 bi3 sai4.
He can't play in this match because of an ankle injury.
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you3 yi2 xiang4 yan2 jiu4 fa1 xian4 nü3 ren2 di1 gu1 zi4 ji3 de5 zhi4 li4, er2 nan2 ren2 que4 gao1 gu1 zi4 ji3 de5 zhi4 li4.
A study found that women underestimate their intelligence, while men overestimate theirs.
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zhe4 bu4 dian4 ying3 yin1 wei4 mei3 hua4 bao4 li4 er2 zao1 dao4 pi1 ping2.
The movie has been criticised for glorifying violence.
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zhe4 ge5 cheng2 shi4 yin1 wei4 bang1 pai4 bao4 li4 er2 e4 ming2 zhao1 zhang1.
This city is notorious for gang violence.
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ta1 wei4 zheng3 jiu4 liang3 ge5 peng2 you3 er2 xi1 sheng1 sheng1 ming4.
He had died saving two of his friends.
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