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U+9762, 面
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9762

[U+9761]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9763]
See also: , , , and

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified
Stroke order
面-order.gif

Han character[edit]

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

  1. Kangxi radical #176, (face).

Derived characters[edit]

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

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
面-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*men
*menʔ
*menʔ
*menʔ
*menʔ, *mens
*menʔ
*mens
*meːns

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

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • méng - vernacular;
  • miêng - literary.
Note:
  • bīn - vernacular;
  • biān - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (77)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/miᴇnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/miɛnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/mjænH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mianH/
Li
Rong
/miɛnH/
Wang
Li
/mĭɛnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi̯ɛnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
miàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
miàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ mjienH ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.me[n]-s/
English face

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9098
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mens/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (anatomy) face   (Classifier: c)
  2. surface; plane
  3. aspect; side; respect
  4. side; dimension
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of (“face”)
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan
Tianjin
Jinan
Xi'an
Wuhan
Chengdu
Yangzhou
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Yangjiang
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian
Jin Taiyuan
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen
Chaozhou
Wu Shanghai 面孔
Suzhou 面孔
Wenzhou 面股
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“noodles”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
めん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana めん, romaji men)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
おもて
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. face
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
つら
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana つら, romaji tsura)

  1. face
  2. surface
  3. mask
  4. page
Derived terms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana づら, romaji -zura)

  1. -looking

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(myeon)
Eumhun:

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

Han character[edit]

(diện, miến)

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