Means person, man (e.g. not animal)
When combined with other characters to form a new character, 人 is often turned on its side (see below), in which case you can imagine it as a person bowing
Memory hook Resembles the legs of a walking person.
|人人 ⓘWords are sometimes duplicated in Chinese to add emphasis or to generalize, as in the case of 人人. In English this same pattern occurs in "baby talk", for example: night-night, pee-pee, etc. Wikipedia has a good article on reduplication if you want to learn more.||person person||everybody|
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|女人好||woman good||The woman is ok.|
|人人好||everybody good||Everybody is fine.|