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It means 'benevolence' or 'humanity.' The left side is the ren2 radical (man) and the two (er4) on the right implies 'two persons' so the character stands for 'benevolence among people.' Ren2 is the heart of Confucianism. It is also a Chinese last name.

Pronunciation: ren2 Chinese Sound

Meaning: benevolence; humanity; virtue; kernel.

Related Characters:
     Radical - dan1 ren2 pangr2
     Er4 - two
     Yi4 - justice; righteous
     De2 - virtue

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