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See also:
U+9EBA, 麺
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9EBA

[U+9EB9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9EBB]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Glyph origin[edit]

Variant of , simplified from (). The modern Japanese usage is of reform (shinjitai) nature.

Han character[edit]

(radical 199, +9, 16 strokes, cangjie input 手水一田中 (QEMWL), composition(GV) or ⿺(J))

References[edit]

  • 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

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“flour; dough; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Usage notes[edit]

Mostly seen in cursive scripts.


Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. flour
  2. noodles

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
めん
Grade: S
goon
Alternative spelling (rare)
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From Middle Chinese (MC menH).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(めん) (men (kyūjitai )

  1. noodles
    Synonym: 麺類 (menrui)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
むぎこ
Grade: S
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
麦粉むぎこ
[noun] flour made from dry-cultivated grass grain: wheat, barley, rye, oat
[noun] (more commonly) wheat flour
(This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Usage notes[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN