Means too (excessive); a term of respect
Resembles a 人 person
with their arms 一 ⓘ一 does not mean 'arms', it is only used here to help you visualize the parts of the character as they relate to the memory hook.
out to the side and something at their feet.
Memory hook Imagine a person carrying too 太 much of something and accidentally dropping some.
In Chinese, the person's surname comes before their title, so 马太太
is Mrs. Ma - review the page on 马 horse
|太太||excessive respect||Mrs., wife|
|太子||respect son||crown prince|
|人口大不大？||person mouth large not large||Is the population large (or not)?|
|人口太大||person mouth too big.||The population is too large.|