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U+9762, 面
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9762

[U+9761]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9763]

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, .

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
Shang Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Oracle bone script Small seal script
面-oracle.svg 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), A mans face, with an eye exaggerated, derived from 𦣻.

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.
variant forms 𫩑 (second-round simplified)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • méng - vernacular;
  • miêng - literary.
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • bīn - vernacular;
    • biān - literary.
    Note: mêng7 - Jieyang.

    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
    BaxterSagart 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”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Classical Chinese
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
    Mandarin Beijing
    Taiwan
    Tianjin
    Harbin
    Hailar 臉蛋子
    Ulan Hot 臉蛋子
    Tongliao 臉蛋子
    Chifeng
    Bayanhot
    Jinan
    Muping
    Luoyang
    Jiedian
    Xi'an
    Xining
    Xuzhou 臉兒臉膛子
    Yinchuan
    Lanzhou
    Ürümqi
    Wuhan
    Chengdu
    Guiyang
    Guilin
    Liuzhou
    Yangzhou
    Nanjing
    Hefei
    Cantonese Guangzhou
    Hong Kong
    Dongguan
    Hong Kong (Weitou)
    Taishan
    Yangjiang
    Nanning
    Wuzhou
    Yulin
    Hepu
    Kuala Lumpur
    Gan Nanchang
    Lichuan
    Pingxiang
    Hakka Meixian
    Xingning
    Huidong
    Qujiang
    Xiaosanjiang
    Luchuan
    Changting
    Pingyu
    Wuping
    Liancheng
    Ninghua
    Yudu 面盤
    Ruijin
    Shicheng
    Shangyou
    Miaoli (N. Sixian)
    Liudui (S. Sixian)
    Hsinchu (Hailu)
    Dongshi (Dabu)
    Hsinchu (Raoping)
    Yunlin (Zhao'an)
    Hong Kong
    Sabah 面鉢
    Senai 面鉢
    Singkawang
    Huizhou Jixi
    Jin Taiyuan
    Xinzhou
    Baochang
    Jining
    Hohhot
    Baotou
    Dongsheng 眉眼
    Linhe
    Haibowan
    Min Bei Jian'ou
    Min Dong Fuzhou
    Fuqing 面䫌
    Matsu
    Min Nan Xiamen
    Quanzhou
    Zhangzhou
    Taipei
    Kaohsiung
    Tainan
    Taichung
    Hsinchu
    Lukang
    Sanxia
    Yilan
    Kinmen
    Magong
    Penang
    Singapore
    Philippines (Manila)
    Pingnan
    Chaozhou
    Johor Bahru
    Haikou
    Leizhou
    Puxian Min Putian
    Pinghua Nanning
    Guilin
    Wu Shanghai 面孔面顴
    Suzhou 面孔
    Hangzhou 臉孔
    Wenzhou 面股
    Chongming 面孔
    Danyang 面孔
    Jinhua 面孔
    Ningbo 面孔
    Xiang Changsha
    Shuangfeng
    Loudi
    Quanzhou

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“flour; dough; etc.”).
    (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]

    Tengu.jpg
    Kanji in this term
    めん
    Grade: 3
    on’yomi

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana めん, rōmaji men)

    1. face
    2. surface
    3. mask
       (てん) ()のお (めん)
      tengu no o-men
      tengu 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, rōmaji 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, rōmaji tsura)

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

    Suffix[edit]

    (hiragana づら, rōmaji -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

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eumhun (nat myeon))
    (eumhun 얼굴 (eolgul myeon))

    1. (geography) township
    2. face
    3. side

    References[edit]

    http://endic.naver.com/krenEntry.nhn?sLn=kr&entryId=1ee731e2bc5744a0991f0f3b0a74e2e8&query=面


    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (diện, miến)

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