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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

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

In Simplified Chinese, was merged with 面.

Han character[edit]

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

  1. face
  2. surface
  3. plane
  4. side, dimension
  5. noodle (only in Simplified Chinese), Traditional

References[edit]

  • 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

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping min6, Yale min6)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ mìen, Guangdong mien5; men5 [Bao'an, Dongguan], Hagfa Pinyim mian4)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. face

Noun[edit]

(hiragana めん, romaji men)

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

Noun[edit]

(hiragana つら, romaji tsura)

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

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana づら, romaji -zura)

  1. -looking

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(myeon)
Eumhun:

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

Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin miǎn (mian3), miàn (mian4), Wade-Giles mien3, mien4)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin miàn)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) face
  2. (Elementary Mandarin) surface
  3. (Elementary Mandarin) aspect

Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin miàn (mian4), traditional )

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) noodles
  2. (Elementary Mandarin) wheat flour

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA biān (bian7), bīn (bin7))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(diện, miến)