个 - Dong Chinese dictionary

[measure word]

Pictograph of one stalk of bamboo. Same as one half of the character for bamboo ().

Evolution

个 Clerical script Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)

Clerical script

Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)
个 Clerical script Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)

Clerical script

Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)
个 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

() 

numerary adjunct, piece; single; individual; this; that; size; classifier for people or objects in general

() 

variant of |[gè]

Most common words with 个
Freq.
Word
Meaning

this

这个

this

那个

that one

个人

individual

整个

whole

Component uses

Iconic component in 1 character