Ou Er 偶尔- Daily Mandarin Lesson

Meaning

    occasionally; once in a while

Pronunciation

    Tone marks: ► ǒu ěr
    Tone numbers: ou3 er3

Chinese Characters

    Traditional: 偶爾
    Simplified: 偶尔

    First Character: 偶 (ǒu) – accidental; image; pair; mate
    Second Character: 爾 (ěr) – thus; so; like that; you; thou

Examples of Ǒu Ěr

    ► Tā ǒu ěr huì dào wài mian chī fàn.
    她偶爾會到外面吃飯。
    她偶尔会到外面吃饭。
    once in while she goes out to eat.

    ► Tā ǒu ěr huì dào yī yuàn dāng yì gōng.
    他偶爾會到醫院當義工。
    他偶尔会到医院当义工。
    He sometimes volunteers at the hospital.


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