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U+9EB5, 麵
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9EB5

[U+9EB4]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9EB6]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 199, +9, 20 strokes, cangjie input 十弓一田中 (JNMWL) or 十水一田中 (JEMWL), four-corner 41246, composition or ⿺)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1514, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47827
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2043, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 7, page 4605, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+9EB5

Chinese[edit]

trad. /
simp. *
alternative forms


𪋽
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Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
麵-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *meːns): semantic  (wheat) + phonetic  (OC *mens). Originally .

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: erhua-ed - “powder”.
Note:
  • mī - vernacular;
  • biān - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (4)
    Final () (85)
    Tone (調) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () IV
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /menH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /menH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /mɛnH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /mɛnH/
    Li
    Rong
    /menH/
    Wang
    Li
    /mienH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /mienH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    miàn
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 9100
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*meːns/
    Notes

    Definitions[edit]

    1. flour
      玉米 / 玉米  ―  yùmǐmiàn  ―  corn flour
      /   ―  miànfěn  ―  flour
    2. dough
    3. noodles (Classifier: m c;  m c;  c)
      /   ―  tāngmiàn  ―  noodles in soup
    4. (Mainland China) powder
      /   ―  yàomiànr  ―  medicinal powder
    5. (Mainland China, dialectal) soft and floury
      白薯 / 白薯  ―  Zhè kuài báishǔ hěn miàn.  ―  This piece of sweet potato is really soft and floury.
    6. (Mandarin, colloquial, of a person) weak; timid; indecisive; slow

    Synonyms[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    See also[edit]

    References[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Shinjitai

    Kyūjitai

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

    1. flour
    2. dough
    3. noodles

    Readings[edit]

    • Go-on: めん (men)
    • Kan-on: べん (ben)
    • Kun: むぎこ (mugiko, )

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (myeon) (hangeul )

    1. wheat flour
    2. noodles

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (diện, , miến)

    1. wheat
    2. noodles