Variant of 麵, simplified from 麵 (麥 → 麦). The modern Japanese usage is of reform (shinjitai) nature.
麺 (radical 199, 麦+9, 16 strokes, cangjie input 手水一田中 (QEMWL), composition ⿰麦面(GV) or ⿺麦面(J))
- KangXi: not present, would follow page 1514, character 57
- Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): not present, would follow volume 7, page 4605, character 12
- Unihan data for U+9EBA
|For pronunciation and definitions of 麺 – see 麵 (“flour; dough; etc.”).|
(This character, 麺, is a variant form of 麵.)
Mostly seen in cursive scripts.
(common “Jōyō” kanji, shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form 麵)
From Middle Chinese 麵 (MC menH).
麺 • (men) (kyūjitai 麵)
- Synonym: 麺類 (menrui)
|For pronunciation and definitions of 麺 – see the following entry.
|(This term, 麺, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)
Uncommon spelling for the flour sense, possibly due to the ambiguity in reading and sense. For the flour sense, the 麦粉 spelling is more common.