宀 - Dong Chinese dictionary

mián

roof

Pictograph of a roof.

Evolution

宀 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
宀 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
宀 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
宀 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

mián

roof; KangXi radical 40; "roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in , , etc; see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bǎo​gài]

Component uses

Sound component in 2 characters

Iconic component in 10 characters

Unknown component in 5 characters