Pinyin "ren2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "ren2" is split up into two parts: "r" and "(e)n2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "r"

R is for Robinson Crusoe.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "(e)n2"

In the encampment's kitchen.

Characters pronounced ren2

person; people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

= 丿 + : Mnemonic symbol: Neanderthal Man (人). Robinson Crusoe (r-) is looking for snacks in the encampment's kitchen (-en2) when he suddenly spots Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏).
"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9)

= 丿 + : 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).
variant of 人[ren2] / "person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 10), occurring in 兒, 兀, 兄 etc
ninth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / ninth in order / letter "I" or Roman "IX" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / ancient Chinese compass point: 345° / nona

= 丿 + : Symbol: a cat o' nine tails. Robinson Crusoe wants to propose to the bachelor just inside the encampment's kitchen. To Robinson's despair, just as he presents his banana, a cat o' nine tails jumps between the two and eats the banana.
surname Ren / Ren County 任縣|任县[Ren2 Xian4] in Hebei
humane / kernel

= + : Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg started a demonstration against GMO just inside the encampment's kitchen. With a charged capacitor, they publicly destroy genetically modified corn kernels.