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See also:
U+5011, 們
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5011

[U+5010]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5012]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
們-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 9, +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人日弓 (OAN), four-corner 27220, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 107, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 766
  • Dae Jaweon: page 229, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 185, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5011

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (person) + phonetic  (OC *mɯːn).

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Song dynasty (Lü, 1940). Various other glyphs representing *mVn have been attested in Song dynasty texts, including , 滿, , .

It is probably related to (MC miᴇX) (in ) and (MC ɦʉiX) (in 兒郎) attested in the Tang dynasty (Lü, 1940); it is related to (měi), as in 我每 (wǒměi), common during the Jin dynasty, Yuan dynasty and early Ming dynasty (Lü, 1985).

Proposed etymologies:

Also compare .

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • men2-1 - vernacular;
  • men2 - literary.
  • Cantonese
  • Gan
  • Note:
    • miin - vernacular;
    • miin4 - literary.
  • Hakka
  • Jin
  • Min Dong
  • Min Nan
  • Wu
  • Xiang
  • Definitions[edit]

    1. Suffix indicating plural for pronouns, some animated nouns and personifications.
      /   ―  men  ―  we
      孩子 / 孩子  ―  háizimen  ―  children
    2. Suffix attached to the name of the representative of a group to refer to that whole group: and others; and colleagues
    3. (Jin) General suffix indicating plural.

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]


    Definitions[edit]

    1. Only used in 們渾们浑.

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]

    • On (unclassified): もん (mon)
    • Kun: ともがら (tomogara)

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (mun) (hangeul , McCune–Reischauer mun)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (món, môn, mon)

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