rén humane; kernel

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9, èr two; 2 radical 7]

Note

'Ren' provides phonetic as well as contributes to meaning 'two people' suggests idea of harmony
Number of strokes 4

Related characters


Using rén : tā (he) huā (flower) mén (s) hé (what) huà (to make into) wèi (position) yè (night) zhuàn (biography) zuò (to do) dài (replace) 亿 yì (100,000,000) nǐ (you) zhù (to live) fèn (portion) shén (what) gū (estimate) gōng (to provide) zhí (value) bǐng (both) chàng (to initiate) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) dǎo (fall) dàn (but) hòu (wait)
Using èr : yuán (primary) è (evil) yú (in) xiē (some)

Sounds same

rén (person) rén (Person (radical))

< Previous rén Next rén >

Proverbs

为富不仁 wéi fù bù rén Be rich but heartless
一视同仁 yī shì tóng rén Treat all people the same

sǐ die

Made up of [ dāi bad; vicious; corpse radical 78, bǐ spoon; ladle radical 21]

Origin

Compound of 'corpse' and 'bone' meaning to die. Gives an unlucky connotation to the number 4 that sounds the same
Full information for

Mandarin Chinese: The Rough Guide Phrasebook

book cover A well organised and useful phrasebook. Very useful for a business traveler or tourist. It has a dictionary of words and phrases with Chinese mandarin and characters as well as a shorter pinyin to English guide. This is followed by dialogue suggestions for common encounters: shopping, traveling and dining.
More details
Share this page Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest

Chinasage is a new web resource, started in 2012, pages will be added, enhanced and re-formatted regularly. Please check back soon for updated information about China.

We would be most grateful if you can help improve this page. Please visit our (secure) contact page to leave any comment. Thanks.

Citation information: Chinasage, 'Chinese character rén 仁 humane', , Web, http://www.chinasage.info/chars/fch_ren_humane.htm.

Copyright © Chinasage 2012 to 2017