皿 - Dong Chinese dictionary

mǐn

dish

Pictograph of a container for holding food.

Evolution

皿 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
皿 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
皿 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
皿 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

mǐn

shallow container; rad. no. 108; dish; vessel

Most common words with 皿
Freq.
Word
Meaning

器皿

household utensils

dish

培养皿

Petri dish

Component uses

Meaning component in 23 characters

Sound component in 8 characters

Iconic component in 7 characters

Unknown component in 4 characters

Deleted component in 3 characters