Meaning of 洱

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Pinyin: ěr
English Definition: see 洱海
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
普洱茶 ěr chá Pu'er tea from the Pu'er region of Yunnan
宁洱 níng ěr Ning'er County in Yunnan; abbr. for Ning'er Hani and Yi Autonomous County 宁洱哈尼族彝族自治县
普洱 ěr Pu'er prefecture level city in Yunnan; county capital of Ning'er Hani and Yi autonomous county 宁洱哈尼族彝族自治县
洱海 ěr hǎi Erhai Lake
洱源 ěr yuán Eryuan county in Dali Bai autonomous prefecture 大理白族自治州 , Yunnan
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Example Sentences
Turn right at Tu'er Lu and you soon come upon Yu'er Park, a quiet retreat with ponds, rockeries and flower gardens.
In a sunny day, the crystal waters of Erhai Lake and the snow mantled Cangshan Mount radiate with each other. Thus the scene was commonly described as 'Silver Cangshan and Jade Erhai'.
"Artists should not be prosecuted just because someone doesn't like what they do, " says Friederike Behr, a researcher at Amnesty International in Russia.
Turn left down an alley past Yu'er Lu and you will find that one household has constructed a fancy, local-style shrine on its balcony, complete with a set of miniature Three Pagodas.