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U+9762, 面
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9762

[U+9761]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9763]

TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified
Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

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

  1. Kangxi radical #176, .

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shang Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Oracle bone script Small seal script
   

Pictogram (象形), A mans face, with an eye exaggerated, derived from 𦣻.

Etymology 1Edit

simp. and trad.
alternative forms 𫩑 second round simplified

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-mjal (face); cognate with Mizo hmêl (face), Jingpho man (face). (OC *menʔ, “to turn; to violate”) is probably cognate (Wang, 1982), perhaps its endoactive (Schuessler, 2007).

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • méng - vernacular;
  • miêng - literary.
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • bīn - vernacular;
    • biān - literary.
    Note: mêng7 - Jieyang.
    Note:
    • mienn5 - vernacular;
    • mienn4 - literary.

    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
    BaxterSagart 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/

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. (Classical Chinese and dialectal) face (Classifier: c)
    2. surface; plane
    3. aspect; side; respect
    4. side; dimension
    5. to face
    6. Classifier for objects with a flat surface.
    SynonymsEdit
    • (face):

    CompoundsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    Sino-Xenic ():
    • Japanese: (めん) (men)
    • Korean: (, myeon)
    • Vietnamese: diện ()

    Others:

    Etymology 2Edit

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“flour; dough; etc.”).
    (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

    (めん) (men

    1. face
      (めん)あり!
      Men ari!
      (kendo) Face hit!
    2. surface
    3. mask
      天狗(てんぐ)のお(めん)
      tengu no o-men
      tengu mask
    4. page

    Etymology 2Edit

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

    PronunciationEdit

    NounEdit

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

    1. face
    Derived termsEdit

    Etymology 3Edit

    Kanji in this term
    つら
    Grade: 3
    kun’yomi

    PronunciationEdit

    NounEdit

    (つら) (tsura

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

    SuffixEdit

    (づら) (-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

    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (eumhun (nat myeon))
    (eumhun 얼굴 (eolgul myeon))

    1. (geography) township
    2. face
    3. side

    ReferencesEdit

    http://endic.naver.com/krenEntry.nhn?sLn=kr&entryId=1ee731e2bc5744a0991f0f3b0a74e2e8&query=面


    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    (diện)

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