ren2
= r + (e)n2
man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]
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One of the rare pictograms

About 4% of the Chinese characters are pictograms, i.e. characters which convey their meaning by actually resembling the object they reference. is one example: It looks like the two legs of a person.


Composition: 人 = 丿 + ㇏

ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=
丿
+
丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=
丿
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 1

Pronunciation: Gorodish elements and their mnemonics (what's this?)

r

"r" is for Robinson Crusoe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
(e)n2

Just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


da2

guan1

gui4

ren2
high official and noble persons (idiom); the great and the good

ren2

cai2

ji3

ji3
a galaxy of talent (idiom) / a great number of competent people

ze2

ren4

ren2
responsible person / coordinator

zhi3

ren2
paper doll / papercut silhouette

qin4

ren2

xin1

pi2
to penetrate deeply into the heart (idiom) / to gladden the heart / to refresh the mind

gu3

huo4

ren2

xin1
to stir up public sentiment by false statements (idiom) / to resort to demagogy

shi1

shen1

ren2

mian4

xiang4
sphinx

xian2

ren2
great person of the past / venerable forebear / the great and the good

wan2

ren2
perfect person

kong1

wu2

yi1

ren2
not a soul in sight (idiom)

zi4

ji3

ren2
those on our side / ourselves / one's own people / one of us

da4

mang2

ren2
busy bee / very busy person

ren2

ti3
human body

jian4

zheng4

ren2
eyewitness (to an incident) / witness (to a legal transaction)

zhu3

chi2

ren2
TV or radio presenter / host / anchor

jun1

ren2
serviceman / soldier / military personnel

ren2

gong1

hu1

xi1
artificial respiration (medicine)

xin1

shang4

ren2
sweetheart / one's beloved

ren2

shu4
number of people

jie1

ban1

ren2
successor

ce4

hua4

ren2
sponsor / plotter / schemer

ren2

yi4
people's expectations

hou4

ren2
later generation

hou4

xuan3

ren2
candidate / CL:名[ming2]

pu3

tong1

ren2
ordinary person / private citizen / people / the person in the street

duo1

duo1

bi1

ren2
overbearing / forceful / aggressive / menacing / imperious

gao1

ren2

yi1

deng3
a cut above others / superior

ke3

ren2
pleasant / agreeable / a person after one's heart (charming person) / a gifted person

lao3

hao3

ren2
one who tries never to offend anybody

ren2

cheng1
person (first person, second person etc in grammar) / called / known as

pu2

ren2
servant

fan2

ren2
to annoy / annoying / irritating / troublesome

fu4

ze2

ren2
person in charge

wai4

xiang1

ren2
a stranger / out-of-towner

zu3

lu3

ren2
Zulu people

ren2

shi4

bu4

men2
personnel office

tong2

lu4

ren2
fellow traveler / comrade

mie4

jue2

ren2

xing4
savage / cannibalistic

xian1

sheng1

duo2

ren2
to gain the upper hand by a show of strength

dai3

ren2
bad person / evildoer / robber

Example sentences for

 
come - people - quickly - take - that - seven - thousand - two - hundred - catty - square - heaven - halberd
Come! Quickly take the 7200 half-kilogram halberd here
 
you - is - who? - come - do - what?
Who are you? What do you want?
 
immediately - get out of the way - this - is - world of mortals - Daoist immortal
Get out of the way immediately! This is a Daoist immortal from the world of mortals
 
That - Sun Wukong - is - lower realm - Daoist immortal - not - understand - imperial court - etiquette
That Sun Wukong is a Daoist immortal of the lower realms. He doesn't understand the etiquette of the imperial court
 
you - is - who - dare - come - here - cause trouble
Who are you? How dare you come here and cause trouble?
 
still - dispatch - person - come - control - me
Yet he sent someone to take care of me
 
come - person
Someone come help me

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