See also: , , , and

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified
Stroke order

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script

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

Also simplified from (elimination of ).

Han characterEdit

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

  1. face
  2. surface
  3. plane
  4. side, dimension
  5. Kangxi radical #176, ‎(face).

Derived charactersEdit

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

ChineseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (77)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/miᴇnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/miɛnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/mjænH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mianH/
Li
Rong
/miɛnH/
Wang
Li
/mĭɛnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi̯ɛnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
miàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
miàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ mjienH ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.me[n]-s/
English face

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9098
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mens/
NounEdit

  1. (anatomy) face   (Classifier: c)
  2. surface, plane
  3. aspect
CompoundsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“noodles”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
めん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana めん, romaji men)

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

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
おもて
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. face
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
つら
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana つら, romaji tsura)

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

SuffixEdit

‎(hiragana づら, romaji -zura)

  1. -looking

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(myeon)
Eumhun:

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

Han characterEdit

(diện, miến)

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