I like the explanation for this character. It is so logical once you see it.
HSK level: 1 (basic)
Radical part: 人 亻
Alternative shapes of radical: 人 亻
Etymology: In the original form the right part where an pictograph of a balace loaded with equaly load on both sides. This is now simplified but we can still se the balancer and the load hanging down on each side. By adding the person radical we get something that balances and is about persons = you. An equal person( equal weight) to you self is another person.
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