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English Definitionface; side; surface; aspect; top; measure word for flat surfaces such as drums, mirrors, flags, etc.
See alsomiàn variant of (from traditional character )
miàn flour; noodles; (of food) soft (not crunchy); (slang) (of a person) ineffectual; spineless (from traditional character )
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Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄇㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)min6
Part of Speech(名) noun, (量) measure word, (词尾) suffix
Measure WordsNone
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
面貌miànmàoappearance; face; features
面前miànqiánin front of; facing; (in the) presence (of)
面对miànduìto confront; to face
面临miànlínto face something; to be confronted with
Words With Same Tail Word    
方面fāngmiànrespect; aspect; field; side
见面jiànmiànto meet; to see each other
全面quánmiànall-around; comprehensive; total; overall
片面piànmiànunilateral; one-sided
南面nánmiànsouth side; south
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