Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

miàn

  1. miàn noun side / surface
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: Traditional: 面 (Guoyu '面' n 2; XHZD '面' 5)
  2. miàn noun flour
    Domain: Food and Drink 饮食 , Concept: Grains 粮食
    Notes: Traditional: 麵; in the sense of 面粉 (Guoyu '麵' 1; XHZD '面' 8)
  3. miàn noun Kangxi radical 176
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Traditional: 面; surface (Guoyu '面' n 7; ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '非' n 3)
  4. miàn measure word unit
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: Traditional: 面; a measure word for flags, flag-like things, and mirrors (Guoyu '面' n 3; XHZD '面' 7)
  5. miàn noun a rural district / a township
    Domain: Geography 地理学 , Subdomain: South Korea 韩国
    Notes: Hangul: 면; a Korean Hanja term
  6. miàn noun face
    Domain: Health 健康
    Notes: Traditional: 面; in the sense of 面孔 (Guoyu '面' n 1; XHZD '面' 1)
  7. miàn adverb face to face / in somebody's presence / facing
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 面; in the sense of 當面 (Guoyu '面' adv; XHZD '面' 3)
  8. miàn verb to face in a certain direction
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: Traditional: 面; in the sense of 对着 (Guoyu '面' v 1; XHZD '面' 2)
  9. miàn suffix side
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: Traditional: 面; a localizing suffix, for example 里面 'inside' (Norman 1988, p. 162; XHZD '面' 6)
  10. miàn noun noodles
    Domain: Food and Drink 饮食
    Notes: Traditional: 麵; in the sense of 面条; specifically noodles made from wheat (Guoyu '麵' 2; XHZD '面' 10)
  11. miàn noun powder
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 麵 (XHZD '面' 9)
  12. miàn noun soft and mushy
    Domain: Food and Drink 饮食
    Notes: Traditional: 麵; of food (XHZD '面' 11)
  13. miàn noun an aspect
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 面 (Guoyu '面' n 5)
  14. miàn noun a direction
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 面; in the sense of 方向 (Guoyu '面' n 3)
  15. miàn verb to meet
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 面; in the sense of 见面 (Guoyu '面' v 2)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷四十八 志第一:  天文一 Volume 48 Treatises 1: Astronomy 1 23
History of Liao 《遼史》 卷五十一 志第二十: 禮志三 禮志四 Volume 51 Treatises 21: Rites 3 and 4 23
The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 有司 第十七 17. The servant clearing the way 16
History of Liao 《遼史》 卷五十 志第十九: 禮志二 Volume 50 Treatises 20: Rites 2 16
History of Liao 《遼史》 卷四十六 志第十六:  百官志二 Volume 46 Treatises 16: Official Posts 2 16
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二百二十二下 列傳第一百四十七下 南蠻下 Volume 222c Biographies 147c: Southern Man 3 13
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷10 志第5 禮儀五 Volume 10 Treatises 5: Rites 5 13
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十八 志第二十八:  輿服一 Volume 78 Treatises 31: Carriages and Clothes 1 13
The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉射禮 第五 5. Rites of the district archery meet 12
The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 聘禮 第八 8. Rites of courtesy calls 11

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
西北面 西北面 筵前西北面 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 士昬禮 第二 2. Nuptial rites for a common officer 20
东北面 東北面 賔東北面盥 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉飲酒禮 第四 4. Rites of the district symposium 13
面拜 面拜 君有賜不面拜 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices 11
西南面 西南面 西南面獻介 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉飲酒禮 第四 4. Rites of the district symposium 7
东南面 東南面 東南面酢主人 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉飲酒禮 第四 4. Rites of the district symposium 7
面枋 面枋 面枋 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 士冠禮 第一 1. Capping rites for (the son of) a common officer 5
面献 面獻 西北面獻賔 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉飲酒禮 第四 4. Rites of the district symposium 5
面答拜 面答拜 尸西楹西北面答拜 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 有司 第十七 17. The servant clearing the way 5
面立 面立 西南面立于物閒 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉射禮 第五 5. Rites of the district archery meet 4
面三 面三 主人西南面三拜衆賔 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉飲酒禮 第四 4. Rites of the district symposium 3