Used in these characters:


你


JLPT HSK 1 

 you (informal, as opposed to courteous 您)
nǐ

亻
尔

Left: person 亻, right: thus/therefore 尔 (A lying person appears small 小, that's therefore thus.)
This person is thus you. 



您


JLPT HSK 2 

 you (courteous), as opposed to informal
nín

亻
尔
心

At top: "you" (informal speech) 你 (This person 亻is thus/therefore 尔 you [尔= A lying person appears small 小, that's thus/therefore ): The person is thus you.] ), below: heart 心
The informal "you" changes by adding the 'heart' into the formal address: "you". 



尔


JLPT HSK 4 

 thus, therefore, so, like that
ěr

尔
小

Top: lying person as a variant of 人, bottom: small 小
A lying person appears small, that's therefore thus. 



称


JLPT HSK 5 

 appellation, to name, suitable, balanced, to weigh
chèn, chēng, chèng

禾
尔

Left: rice plant 禾, right: thus, therefore 尔 (A horizontal person 人 is small 小 => small person.)
"Like a rice plant": For a small person this can be an appellation. 



弥


JLPT HSK 6 

 to fill, overflowing, brimming, completely
mí

弓
尔

Left: bow 弓, right: thus/therefore 尔 (A lying person appears small 小, that therefore thus.) [lying person as variant of: 人]
Take your bow, lie down to become small and (due to hunting success your stomach) will fill. 



玺


JLPT no HSK 

 imperial (ruler's) seal
xǐ

尔
玉

Top: thus/therefore 尔 (A lying person appears small 小, that therefore thus), below: Jade 玉
It becomes recumbent and small when this jade is (pressed on it): at the emperial seal. 

