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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 木竹日月 (DHAB), four-corner 46927, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 531, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14919
  • Dae Jaweon: page 920, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1234, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+68C9

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /mian³⁵/
Harbin /mian²⁴/
Tianjin /mian⁴⁵/
Jinan /miã⁴²/
Qingdao /miã⁴²/
Zhengzhou /mian⁴²/
Xi'an /miã²⁴/
Xining /miã²⁴/
Yinchuan /mian⁵³/
Lanzhou /miɛ̃n⁵³/
Ürümqi /mian⁵¹/
Wuhan /miɛn²¹³/
Chengdu /mian³¹/
Guiyang /mian²¹/
Kunming /miɛ̃³¹/
Nanjing /mien²⁴/
Hefei /miĩ⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /mie¹¹/
Pingyao /mie̞¹³/
Hohhot /mie³¹/
Wu Shanghai /mi¹³/
Suzhou /miɪ¹³/
Hangzhou /miẽ̞²¹³/
Wenzhou /mi³¹/
Hui Shexian /me⁴⁴/
Tunxi /miɛ⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /miẽ¹³/
Xiangtan /miẽ¹²/
Gan Nanchang /miɛn⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /mien¹¹/
Taoyuan /mein¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /min²¹/
Nanning /min²¹/
Hong Kong /min²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /bian³⁵/
/mi³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /mieŋ⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /miŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /miaŋ⁵⁵/
/mĩ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /min³¹/
/mi³¹/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (4)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/miᴇn/ /mi̯ɛn/ /miɛn/ /miɛn/ /mian/ /mĭɛn/ /mjæn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9049 綿 2 /*men/ 綿分化字

Noun[edit]

  1. Cotton and/or kapok.

Adjective[edit]

  1. Made of cotton.
  2. Padded with cotton.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. cotton
  2. batting, stuffing

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This is a non-standard variant in Japanese for the character 綿. Note the difference in radical: has the or tree radical, while 綿 as the or thread radical.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(myeon) (hangeul , revised myeon, McCune-Reischauer myŏn, Yale myen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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