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Pronunciation : miàn
Meaning :
  1. face. (n)
  2. surface; top; face. (n)
  3. side. (n)
  4. noodles. (n)
  5. measure word (used for flat things). (measure word)
Radical :
Strokes : 9
Traditional : 面/麵 ( Stroke Order )
Usage : 63.6%
Notes : The traditional character “麵” is used to mean noodles or flour only.
麵包 – Bread
炒麵 – Fried noodles
1. He had a smile on his face.
miàn dài xiào róng
: he, his
: face
: carry, bring, have, bear
笑容 : smile (noun)
2. You must not look only at the surface of things.
néng zhǐ kàn shì qing de biǎo miàn
: you
不能 : cannot
: only
: look
事情 : matter, thing
: (particle) used after an attribute; of
表面 : surface
3. Show some respect for my feelings and say yes!
gěi diǎn miàn zi jiù yìng ba
: give
: me
: a bit
面子 : feelings, honor, reputation
: you
: just, simply, only, merely
答应 : agree
: used at the end of a sentence, to indicate a suggestion, a request, or a command
4. I walked ahead,and she strolled behind.
zǒu zài qián miàn duó zhe gēn zài hòu miàn
: I
: walk
: at
前面 : front, fore
: she
: pace, stroll
: added to a verb or adjective to indicate a continued action or state
: step, pace
: follow
后面 : behind
5. She placed a bowl of noodles on the table in front of them.
wǎn miàn duān shàng zhuō bǎi zài men miàn qián
: she
: (prep) used to shift the object to before the verb, which must be reduplicated or accompanied by some other word or expression
: one
: bowl
: noodle
端上 : serve
: table
摆在 : place at
他们 : they, thier
面前 : face of; in front of
6. A mirror and two flags.
miàn jìng zi liǎng miàn zi
: one
: measure word
镜子 : mirror
: and
: two
旗子 : flag

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