Last modified on 18 November 2014, at 16:14
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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

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (麵), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 莫甸切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/menH/ /mienH/ /menH/ /menH/ /mɛnH/ /mienH/ /mɛnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9100 2 /*meːns/ 同麪

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

  1. wheat flour
  2. noodles

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(miến, diện, )

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