See also: , , , and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (wheat) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 199 +9, 20 strokes, cangjie input 十弓一田中 (JNMWL), four-corner 41246)

  1. wheat flour
  2. powder
  3. soft and floury

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1514, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47827
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2043, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4605, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+9EB5

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale min6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(myeon) (hangeul , revised myeon, McCune-Reischauer myŏn, Yale myen)

  1. wheat flour
  2. noodles

MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin (ma1), miàn (mian4), Wade-Giles ma1, mien4)

CompoundsEdit


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ biān (bian7), mī (mi7), TLPA biān (bian7), mī (mi7))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(miến, diện, )

Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 12:36