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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
Radical
面 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. mask, face, features, surface
Readings
Kun'yomi: おもて、おも、つら、ほおつき。
On'yomi: メン。(Go-on Reading)
ベン。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 面

Dictionary Entries for 面

tsura
noun
  1. face (often derog. or vulg.); mug
  2. surface
  3. surrounding area
  4. cheek; cheeks
omote
omo
mo
mote
noun
  1. face
  2. surface
  3. mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
men
noun
  1. face
  2. mask; face guard
  3. (in kendo) striking the head
  4. surface (esp. a geometrical surface)
  5. page
  6. aspect; facet; side
  7. chamfer
  8. counter for broad, flat objects, levels or stages, e.g. in a video game
dura
noun, used as a suffix
  1. looking like a ...; acting as if a ....

Stroke Order Diagrams for 面

Construction of Character for 面

Kanji variants for 面
Traditional Chinese Character
New Character Form
Origin and construction of 面
  1. 会意を囲むもの。象形仮面からがのぞいている様を象る(白川)との説も。

Kanji related to 面

Meanings in Other Languages for 面

French
  1. masque, face, traits, surface
Portuguese
  1. máscara, rosto, recursos, superfície
Spanish
  1. cara, semblante, superficie

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