偶尔 ǒu ěr: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

偶尔 (ǒu ěr) English Meaning

  • occasionally
  • once in a while
  • sometimes

Traditional Characters:  偶爾

偶 forms words in:

HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

尔 is only found in HSK 4.

Sample Sentences

  • 他偶尔逃学。
    Tā ǒu’ěr táoxué.
    Sometimes he is absent from school.
  • 它偶尔会发生。
    Tā ǒu’ěr huì fāshēng.
    It happens occasionally.
  • 我偶尔打网球。
    Wǒ ǒu’ěr dǎ wǎngqiú.
    I play tennis once in a while.
  • 我父亲偶尔出国。
    Wǒ fùqīn ǒu’ěr chūguó.
    My father goes abroad occasionally.
  • 露西偶尔拜访梅。
    Lù xī ǒu’ěr bàifǎng méi.
    Lucy sometimes visits May.
  • 我们偶尔去钓鱼。
    Wǒmen ǒu’ěr qù diàoyú.
    We go fishing once in a while.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 ou

偶 (ǒu): accidental; image; pair; mate

  •  (rén): man
  •  (yú): ancient area
HSK 4 er

尔 (ěr): thus; so; like that; you; thou

  •  (mì): to cover
  •  (xiǎo): small

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 偶

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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