person

★★★★★
2 strokes
PKMR
In most fonts, the tippy-top leans to the RIGHT, like this :
That's how you tell 人 apart from 入, which leans to the LEFT.

Mutants

Man personleft

Onyomi

NIN, JIN

NINjas wear JEANS on casual friday. It is kind of awkward at first, but you'll get used to it.

Kunyomi

ひと person
★★★★★

Jukugo

xxx人(じん)

person from xxx ★★★★★ KUN ONSUF

SUFFIX meaning 'person from XXX country.' AmerikaJIN, FranceJIN, etc.

人気(にんき)

famous ★★★★☆
(person) + (mood) = 人気 (famous)

famous - usually used like this: 人気 が ある!

人間(にんげん)

human ★★★★☆ FP
(person) + (a period of time) = 人間 (human)

人生(じんせい)

life (in general) ★★★☆☆
(person) + (life / birth) = 人生 (life (in general))

Life, as in someone's entire life, or life in general:. "He lived a quiet life." "Life is a bitch." "Life span."

名人(めいじん)

an expert ★★★☆☆
(name, famous) + (person) = 名人 (an expert)

大人(おとな)

adult ★★★☆☆ FP
(big) + (person) = 大人 (adult)

adult, as opposed to minor, not as opposed to 'with clothes on.'

人口(じんこう)

population ★★☆☆☆
(person) + (mouth) = 人口 (population)

目上の人(めうえ) のひと

higher person ★☆☆☆☆ KUNKUN
(eye) + (above) + (person) = 目上の人 (higher person)

someone who out-ranks you - at work, school, or in society.

人食い(ひとくい) xxx

a man-eating XXX. ★☆☆☆☆
(person) + (eat) = 人食い (a man-eating XXX.)

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
put/go in TOP FACES LEFT
person TOP FACES RIGHT

The top of 'put in' faces left and - at least in larger fonts - the top little yoink of 'person' faces right.

That's because most people are RIGHT-wing bastards, and the bullets of the LEFTIST, glorious people's revolution will enter the LEFT side of their heads. !Viva Mao!

Used In