rén person

Note

Simpified representation of a person as two legs
Number of strokes 2

Radical

Index 9 used in: zuò (seat) ; chá (tea) ; jīn (modern) ; zuò (sit) ; cóng (from) ; yǐ (to use) ; zhòng (many) ; jiǔ (long time) ; lìng (to order) ; shí (eat) ; shè (residence) ; huì (can) ; hé (why)

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Sounds same

rén (humane) rén (Person (radical))
Full character form of this simplified radical: rén

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 人
Stroke order for character 人, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

打人不打脸 dǎ rén bù dǎ liǎn Be diplomatic or tactful when giving criticism
恶人先告状 è rén xiān gàozhuàng The perpetrator diverts attention by being the first to complain
凡人不可貌相, 海水不可斗量 fán rén bù kě mào xiàng, hǎi shuǐ bù kě dòu liàng Judging by appearance is dangerous
好人好事 haǒ rén haǒ shì Pleasant person; good actions
嫁祸于人 jià huò yú rén Put blame onto others
交个朋友多条路,树个敌人多堵墙 jiāo gè péng you duō tiáo lù, shù gè dí rén duō dǔ qiáng It is better to make friends than enemies

Phrases

四十五个人 sì shí wǔ gè rén 45 people
她是美国人 tā shì měi guó rén She is an American
他们不是法国人 tā mén bù shì fǎ guó rén They are not French
你是英国人吗 nǐ shì yīng guó rén mǎ Are you English?

Also

人参 rén shēn ginseng
Tue 28th Mar

Marrying the estate agent

China has for for many years had strict residence laws. If you want to live in the big cities you have to apply for a permit. An enterprising Shanghai property agent has made use of a loophole that is surely soon to be closed. You can get a residency permit if you marry someone with a permit and then get divorced. A man, we only know by family name Wang, has used this trick four times to sell property to women who would not otherwise be allowed to stay in the city. The woman were willing to pay about $9,000 for the residence permit.


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Tue 28th Mar

Marrying the estate agent

China has for for many years had strict residence laws. If you want to live in the big cities you have to apply for a permit. An enterprising Shanghai property agent has made use of a loophole that is surely soon to be closed. You can get a residency permit if you marry someone with a permit and then get divorced. A man, we only know by family name Wang, has used this trick four times to sell property to women who would not otherwise be allowed to stay in the city. The woman were willing to pay about $9,000 for the residence permit.


Read full story...
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