人 - Dong Chinese dictionary

rén

person

Pictograph of the side view of a standing person.

Evolution

人 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
人 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
人 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
人 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
人 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

rén

man; people; mankind; someone else; person; CL:|[gè],[wèi]

Most common words with 人
Freq.
Word
Meaning

man

女人

woman

别人

others

男人

a man

有人

someone

Component uses

Meaning component in 18 characters

Sound component in 2 characters

Simplified component in 1 character

Unknown component in 2 characters