Last modified on 12 September 2014, at 11:58

正面

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

正面

  1. positive

AdverbEdit

正面

  1. face-to-face

NounEdit

正面

  1. front, façade

AntonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 1
めん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology 1Edit

From Sinitic 正面.

NounEdit

正面 (hiragana しょうめん, romaji shōmen)

  1. front, façade

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Japanese (ma, real, true, straight) + (tsu, possessive particle) + (mo, face, facing).

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 3
Irregular

Adjectival nounEdit

正面 (-na inflection, hiragana まとも, romaji matomo)

  1. direct, straight
  2. honest, proper
InflectionEdit

Alternative formsEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

正面 (jeongmyeon) (hangeul 정면)

  1. Hanja form? of 정면, “front, façade”.