正面

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

正面

  1. positive

Adverb[edit]

正面

  1. face-to-face

Noun[edit]

正面

  1. front, façade

Antonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 1
めん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sinitic 正面.

Noun[edit]

正面 (hiragana しょうめん, romaji shōmen)

  1. front, façade

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Japanese (ma, real, true, straight) + (tsu, possessive particle) + (mo, face, facing).

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 3
Irregular

Adjectival noun[edit]

正面 (-na inflection, hiragana まとも, romaji matomo)

  1. direct, straight
  2. honest, proper
Inflection[edit]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

正面 (jeongmyeon) (hangeul 정면)

  1. Hanja form? of 정면, “front, façade”.