miǎn to escape; to exempt; to remove or dismiss from office

Made up of [ cover; crown radical 14, ér legs radical 10]
Used as component in : wǎn

Note

Originally a picture of a woman giving birth - hence 'escape', 'exit'
Number of strokes: 7

Related characters


Also uses component: ài (love) láo (to toil) měi (each) měng (Mongol) nóng (peasant) xiě (write)
Also uses ér component: ér (child) guāng (light) jiàn (see) kè (to be able to) tù (rabbit) xiān (first) xiōng (elder brother) yuán (primary) zhēn (really)

Different tone

mián (roof) miàn (face)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

未能免俗 wèi néng miǎn sú Unable to do what you want because social conventions forbid it. Doing something just because it is expected.

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