See also:

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形), looks like man's face, derived from 𦣻.

In Simplified Chinese, was merged with 面.

Han characterEdit

(radical 176 +0, 9 strokes, cangjie input 一田尸中 (MWSL), 一田卜中 (MWYL), four-corner 10600)

  1. face
  2. surface
  3. plane
  4. side, dimension
  5. noodle (only in Simplified Chinese), Traditional

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1383, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42618
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1896, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4398, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9762

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Jyutping min6, Yale min6)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ mìen, Guangdong mien5; men5 [Bao'an, Dongguan], Hagfa Pinyim mian4)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana おもて, romaji omote) (alternative reading hiragana おも, romaji omo)

  1. face

NounEdit

(hiragana めん, romaji men)

  1. face
  2. surface
  3. mask
  4. page

NounEdit

(hiragana つら, romaji tsura)

  1. face
  2. surface
  3. mask
  4. page

SuffixEdit

(hiragana づら, romaji -zura)

  1. -looking

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(myeon)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: myeon, McCune-Reischauer: myŏn, Yale: myen)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: nat, McCune-Reischauer: nat)

MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin miǎn (mian3), miàn (mian4), Wade-Giles mien3, mien4)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin miàn)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) face
  2. (Elementary Mandarin) surface
  3. (Elementary Mandarin) aspect

NounEdit

(simplified, Pinyin miàn (mian4), traditional )

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) noodles
  2. (Elementary Mandarin) wheat flour

CompoundsEdit


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA biān (bian7), bīn (bin7))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(diện, miến)

Last modified on 19 April 2014, at 05:16