ren2
= r + (e)n2
"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9)
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's older sister

Here's another version of . As you can see further down the page, it exclusively appears at the left-hand side of other characters, and as such sometimes gives a hint at the meaning of the respective character. Almost all Chinese characters are built like that: Some components (usually at the left-hand side) are hinting at the meaning, and one other component (often at the right-hand side) are hinting at the pronunciation. Characters that are built this way are called phono-semantic compounds.


Composition: 亻 = 丿 + 丨

ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=
丿
+
gun3 =
gu + (e)n3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 2) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a dinosaur bone when it appears in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

appears as component in

便 使 亿 仿 倀

has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

r

"r" is for Robinson Crusoe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
(e)n2

Just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with

There are no example sentences for this character.

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