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See also:
U+4EC1, 仁
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4EC1

[U+4EC0]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4EC2]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
4 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 9, +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 人一一 (OMM), four-corner 21210, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 91, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 349
  • Dae Jaweon: page 193, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 107, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4EC1

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
variant forms 𡰥

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Qin slip script Ancient script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
仁-bronze-warring.svg 仁-silk.svg 仁-slip.svg 仁-ancient.svg 仁-seal.svg 仁-bigseal.svg




References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sn̥ʰiːn
*sn̥ʰiːn
*sn̥ʰiːn, *sn̥ʰiːns
*sn̥ʰiːn
*sn̥ʰiːn
*sn̥ʰiːn
*sn̥ʰiːn
*njin
*njin
*njin
*neːŋs

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (38)
Final () (43)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ȵiɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/ȵin/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȵʑjen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ȵin/
Li
Rong
/ȵiĕn/
Wang
Li
/ȵʑĭĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȵʑi̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
rén
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
rén
Middle
Chinese
‹ nyin ›
Old
Chinese
/*niŋ/
English kind

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 10801
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*njin/

Definitions[edit]

  1. compassionate
  2. humaneness; benevolence; kindness
  3. kernel

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. benevolence

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana ひとし, rōmaji Hitoshi)

  1. A male given name

(hiragana じん, rōmaji Jin)

  1. A male given name

(hiragana まさし, rōmaji Masashi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(in) (hangeul , revised in, McCune–Reischauer in)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nhân, nhơn)

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References[edit]