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  1. A language spoken in Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea.

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From Mandarin (Miǎn).


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  1. A county of Hanzhong, Shaanxi, China.
    • 1987, The Quest for Eternity: Chinese Ceramic Sculptures from the People's Republic of China[1], →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, →OL, page 116:
      In 1978 the Administrative Office for Cultural Relics of Mian County, Shaanxi, conducted excavations of four tombs found in the course of agricultural improvements.
    • 1992, Li, Kangmin, “Rice-Fish Farming Systems in China: Past, Present and Future”, in Rice-Fish Research and Development in Asia[2], →ISBN, →ISSN, →OCLC, page 18, column 1:
      The unearthed cultural relics of Mian County not only indicate that rice-fish culture in China dates further back in the historical record, but also fills an important gap in kind in the history of rice-fish culture in China. Mian County is located in the Hanzhong basin south of Qinlin mountain, near the border of Sichuan and Shanxi Provinces.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:Mian.



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Mian m

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Matthew
  2. Matthew the Evangelist, one of the twelve disciples.


Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Mian Vian unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.