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U+68C9, 棉
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-68C9

[U+68C8]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+68CA]

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.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series (綿) (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
綿 *men
*men
*men
*men

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
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 /mi²³/
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/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (77)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/miᴇn/
Pan
Wuyun
/miɛn/
Shao
Rongfen
/mjæn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mian/
Li
Rong
/miɛn/
Wang
Li
/mĭɛn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi̯ɛn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
mián
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9049
Phonetic
component
綿
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*men/
Notes 綿

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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