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U+9762, 面
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9762

[U+9761]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9763]
U+2FAF, ⾯
KANGXI RADICAL FACE

[U+2FAE]
Kangxi Radicals
[U+2FB0]

Translingual

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified
Stroke order
面-order.gif

Han character

(radical 176, +0, 9 strokes, cangjie input 一田尸中 (MWSL) or 一田卜中 (MWYL), four-corner 10600, composition)

  1. Kangxi radical #176, .

Derived characters

References

  • KangXi: page 1383, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42618
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1896, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 7, page 4398, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9762

Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Tok Saina


Glyph origin

Historical forms of the character
Shang Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Oracle bone script Small seal script
面-oracle.svg 面-seal.svg

Pictogram (象形), A mans face, with an eye exaggerated, derived from 𦣻.

Etymology 1

simp. and trad.
alternative forms 𫩑 second round simplified

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-mjal (face); cognate with Mizo hmêl (face), Jingpho man (face). (“to turn; to violate”) is probably cognate (Wang, 1982), perhaps its endoactive (Schuessler, 2007).

Pronunciation


Note: min6-2 - reputation, face.
Note:
  • méng - vernacular;
  • miêng - literary.
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • bīn/bǐn - vernacular;
    • biān - literary.
    Note: mêng7 - Jieyang.
    Note:
    • mienn5 - vernacular;
    • mienn4 - literary.

    Definitions

    [[Category:Templet:zh Han characterss|面]]

    1. (literary or dialectal) face (Classifier: c)
    2. surface; plane
    3. aspect; side; respect
    4. side; dimension
    5. Short for 面試面试 (“interview”).
      HR  ―  HRmiàn  ―  (please add an English translation of this example)
    6. (Cantonese, Singapore Hokkien) dignity; reputation; face
      [Cantonese]  ―  mou5 min6-2 [Jyutping]  ―  to lose face; to be embarrassed
    7. to face
    8. Classifier for objects with a flat surface.
    Synonyms
    • (face):

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    Compounds

    Descendants

    Sino-Xenic ():
    • Siapan: (めん) (men)
    • Korean: (, myeon)
    • Vietnamese: diện ()

    Others:

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    • Vietnamese: Templet:l/vi/Latn
    • Zhuang: mienh

    Etymology 2

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
    (This character, , is the simplified form of .)
    Notes:

    References


    Flag of Japan.svg Tok Siapan


    Kanji

    (grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    1. mask
    2. face
    3. features
    4. surface

    Readings

    Compounds

    Tok Siapan Wikipedia has an article on:

    Wikipedia ja

    Etymology 1

    Tengu.jpg
    Kanji in this term
    めん
    Grade: 3
    on’yomi

    Pronunciation

    Noun

    (めん) (men

    1. face
      (めん)あり
      Men ari!
      (kendo) Face hit!
      [[Category:Tok Siapan terms with usage examples|面]]
    2. surface
    3. mask
      天狗(てんぐ)(めん)
      tengu no o-men
      tengu mask
      [[Category:Tok Siapan terms with usage examples|面]]
    4. page
    5. (music) side of a record or CD
      A(りょうエ)(めん)
      ryō e-men
      double A-side
      [[Category:Tok Siapan terms with usage examples|面]]

    Etymology 2

    Kanji in this term
    おもて
    Grade: 3
    kun’yomi

    Pronunciation

    Noun

    (おもて) (omote Templet:ja-altread

    1. face
    Derived terms

    Etymology 3

    Kanji in this term
    つら
    Grade: 3
    kun’yomi

    Pronunciation

    Noun

    (つら) (tsura

    1. face
    2. surface
    3. mask
    4. page
    Derived terms

    Suffix

    (づら) (-zura

    1. -looking

    Etymology 4

    Kanji in this term
    おも
    Grade: 3
    kun’yomi
    For pronunciation and definitions of – see おも.
    (This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above terms.)

    (The following entry is uncreated: おも.)

    References

    1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

    Korean

    Etymology

    From Middle Chinese . Templet:hanja-ety

    Pronunciation

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    Hanja

    Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

    Wikisource

    (eumhun (nat myeon))

    1. Hanja form? of (side; aspect). [noun]
    2. Hanja form? of ((government) township). [noun]

    Compounds

    Templet:der-top4

    References

    • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [2]

    Vietnamese

    Hán tự

    : Hán Nôm readings: diện, miến, miền[1]

    1. (informal) Hán tự form of diện (to dress up, to be well-dressed).
    2. Hán tự form of diện (face, appearance).
    3. Hán tự form of diện (aspect; area).
    4. Templet:nom form of

    References