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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, .

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.
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
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”) [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
Baochang
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)
Zhuolan (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Hong Kong
Sabah 面鉢
Senai 面鉢
Singkawang
Huizhou Jixi
Jin Taiyuan
Xinzhou
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
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; 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]

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 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)
  1. (geography) township

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(diện, miến)

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