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U+9EB5, 麵
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9EB5

[U+9EB4]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9EB6]

TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han characterEdit

(radical 199, +9, 20 strokes, cangjie input 十弓一田中 (JNMWL) or 十水一田中 (JEMWL), four-corner 41246, composition or ⿺)

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

trad. /
simp. *
variant forms


𪋽
 
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Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
 
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*men
*menʔ
*menʔ
*menʔ
*menʔ, *mens
*menʔ
*mens
*meːns

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *meːns): semantic  (wheat) + phonetic  (OC *mens). Originally .

PronunciationEdit


Note: erhua-ed - “powder”.
Note:
  • mī - vernacular;
  • biān - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (4)
    Final () (85)
    Tone (調) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () IV
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /menH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /menH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /mɛnH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /mɛnH/
    Li
    Rong
    /menH/
    Wang
    Li
    /mienH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /mienH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    miàn
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 9100
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*meːns/
    Notes

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. flour
      玉米 / 玉米  ―  yùmǐmiàn  ―  corn flour
      /   ―  miànfěn  ―  flour
    2. dough
    3. noodles (Classifier: m c;  m c;  c)
      /   ―  tāngmiàn  ―  noodles in soup
    4. (Mainland China) powder
      /   ―  yàomiànr  ―  medicinal powder
    5. (Mainland China, dialectal) soft and floury
      白薯 / 白薯  ―  Zhè kuài báishǔ hěn miàn.  ―  This piece of sweet potato is really soft and floury.
    6. (Mandarin, colloquial, of a person) weak; timid; indecisive; slow

    SynonymsEdit

    Dialectal synonyms of 麵粉 (“(wheat) flour”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 麵粉
    Mandarin Beijing 白麵,
    Taiwan 麵粉
    Harbin 白麵,
    Jinan 白麵,
    Muping
    Luoyang 白麵,
    Wanrong
    Xi'an , 麥麵
    Xining 白麵, 麵粉
    Xuzhou 麵粉, , 白麵
    Yinchuan
    Lanzhou 白麵
    Ürümqi 白麵,
    Wuhan 灰麵, 麵粉
    Chengdu 灰麵, 麵粉
    Guiyang 灰麵
    Liuzhou 灰麵, 麵粉
    Yangzhou 乾麵
    Nanjing 乾麵, 麵粉
    Hefei 灰麵
    Cantonese Guangzhou 麵粉, 灰麵
    Hong Kong 麵粉
    Dongguan 麵粉
    Yangjiang 麵粉
    Gan Nanchang 灰麵
    Lichuan 麵灰
    Pingxiang 灰麵
    Hakka Meixian 麵粉, 麥粉
    Yudu 麵粉
    Miaoli (N. Sixian) 麵粉
    Liudui (S. Sixian) 麵粉
    Hsinchu (Hailu) 麵粉
    Dongshi (Dabu) 麵粉
    Hsinchu (Raoping) 麵粉
    Yunlin (Zhao'an) 麵粉
    Huizhou Jixi 灰麵, , 白麵
    Jin Taiyuan , 好麵, 白麵
    Xinzhou , 好麵
    Min Bei Jian'ou 麵灰
    Min Dong Fuzhou 麵粉
    Min Nan Xiamen 麵粉
    Quanzhou 麵粉
    Zhangzhou 麵粉
    Taipei 麵粉
    Kaohsiung 麵粉
    Tainan 麵粉
    Taichung 麵粉
    Hsinchu 麵粉
    Lukang 麵粉
    Sanxia 麵粉
    Yilan 麵粉
    Kinmen 麵粉
    Magong 麵粉
    Philippines (Manila) 麵粉
    Chaozhou 麵粉, 麵灰
    Haikou 麵粉,
    Pinghua Nanning 麵粉
    Wu Shanghai 麵粉, 乾麵
    Suzhou 麵餑, 麵粉
    Hangzhou 麵粉
    Wenzhou 麵粉, 飛麵
    Chongming 乾麵
    Danyang 麵白, 麵糏
    Jinhua 飛麵, 麥粉
    Ningbo 麵粉
    Xiang Changsha 灰麵
    Shuangfeng 灰麵
    Loudi 灰麵粉
    Dialectal synonyms of 麵條 (“noodle”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 麵條,
    Mandarin Beijing 麵條兒,
    Taiwan 麵條,
    Harbin 麵條兒
    Jinan 麵條兒,
    Muping
    Luoyang 麵條兒,
    Wanrong
    Xi'an
    Xining 麵條兒
    Xuzhou 麵條兒, 麵條子
    Yinchuan 麵條子,
    Lanzhou 麵條子
    Ürümqi 麵條子,
    Wuhan , 麵條
    Chengdu
    Guiyang
    Liuzhou 麵條,
    Yangzhou
    Nanjing , 麵條
    Hefei 麵條,
    Cantonese Guangzhou
    Hong Kong
    Dongguan
    Yangjiang
    Gan Nanchang
    Lichuan
    Pingxiang
    Hakka Meixian , 麵條
    Yudu
    Miaoli (N. Sixian)
    Liudui (S. Sixian)
    Hsinchu (Hailu)
    Dongshi (Dabu) 大麵,
    Hsinchu (Raoping)
    Yunlin (Zhao'an) 大麵
    Huizhou Jixi
    Jin Taiyuan 麵條子, 麵條,
    Xinzhou 麵條子, 條條子麵, 條子麵,
    Min Bei Jian'ou
    Min Dong Fuzhou
    Min Nan Xiamen
    Quanzhou
    Zhangzhou
    Yilan
    Penang
    Singapore
    Philippines (Manila)
    Chaozhou
    Haikou , 麵條
    Pinghua Nanning
    Wu Shanghai , 麵條
    Suzhou
    Hangzhou
    Wenzhou
    Chongming
    Danyang
    Jinhua
    Ningbo
    Xiang Changsha
    Shuangfeng

    CompoundsEdit

    See alsoEdit

    ReferencesEdit


    JapaneseEdit

    Shinjitai

    Kyūjitai

    KanjiEdit

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

    1. flour
    2. dough
    3. noodles

    ReadingsEdit

    • Go-on: めん (men)
    • Kan-on: べん (ben)
    • Kun: むぎこ (mugiko, )

    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (myeon) (hangeul )

    1. wheat flour
    2. noodles

    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    (diện, , miến)

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