南面

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin nánmiàn
Zhuyin ㄋㄢˊ ㄇㄧㄢˋ
IPA (key) /na̠n³⁵ mi̯ɛn⁵¹/

NounEdit

南面 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin nánmiàn)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) the south side

Usage notesEdit

Since ancient times, the person of importance was expected to sit on the south side of a room facing north.

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 08:47