"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9)
Mnemonic symbol: Rosa Luxemburg. She's quite radical, and her name starts with "r", just like "ren2". Also, 亻appears at the left-hand side of characters, and Rosa is a leftist as well.
Robinson Crusoe (r) and Rosa Luxemburg (亻) are having their favorite snacks in the encampment's kitchen: Rosa is eating a banana (丿) and Robinson is eating a dinosaur bone (丨).
to exist; to be alive / (of sb or sth) to be (located) at / (used before a verb to indicate an action in progress)
Zorro (z) and Rosa Luxemburg (亻) exist (在) in the airplane's bathroom (ai4). Rosa is in the middle of balancing a flute (一) on her head and on a pile of clay (土). Zorro uses his rapier to inscribe "Z" into the flute, so as to mark that the pronunciation of "在" begins with "z".
body / form / style / system / substance / to experience / aspect (linguistics)
Rosa Luxemburg envies Mother Teresa's hot body. She asks her how she can be such a hottie even when lifting is not possible, like in the space station's zero gravity, and Mother Teresa answers that it's because of the roots she's eating.