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Han characterEdit

(radical 9, +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 人人 (OO) or X人人 (XOO), composition人)


  • KangXi: page 92, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 360
  • Dae Jaweon: page 194, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 105, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4ECC


Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts


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).

Pictogram (象形).


For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“ice; ice-cold; etc.”).
(This character, , is an ancient form of .)