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conj. (between adjectives) and, as well as, also; (from...) to...; (transition between the subject and the predicate) if
Other meanings
[ér]   conj. (and) yet, nevertheless; (used between an adverbial element of purpose, cause, manner,...and a verb to be modified)
[ér]   radical. and
    and (for )
    one (for )
'而' is part of the following simplified words:
 㐡 䓴 䨲 儒 喘 嚅 堧 孺 恧 惴 懦 揣 擩 斋 湍 濡 瑞 端 糯 而 耍 耎 耏 耐 臑 薷 蠕 襦 貒 踹 遄 需 颛 鸸
'而' is part of the following traditional words:
 㐡 䓴 䨲 儒 喘 嚅 堧 孺 恧 惴 懦 揣 擩 湍 濡 瑞 端 糯 而 耍 耎 耏 耐 臑 薷 蠕 襦 貒 踹 遄 需 顓 鴯
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
nián qīng ér piào liang
phr. young and beautiful
wén fēng ér dòng
phr. hear something and respond immediately, act without delay upon hearing the news
rén ér wú xìn , bù zhī qí ké yě .
phr. If one does not keep his word, (I) do not know how he can be acceptable. (from "Confucian Analects")