面子
(miànzi)

HSK 6

Meaning

  1. honor
  2. reputation
  3. prestige
  4. face

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • miànzi > mian4 zi

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  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
爱面子 ài miàn zi to like to look good in the eyes of others/sensitive about how one is regarded by others/proud
碍面子 ài miàn zi (not do sth) for fear of offending sb
驳面子 bó miàn zi to contradict sb to his face/insensitive to other's feelings
丢面子 diū miàn zi to lose face
给面子 gěi miàn zi to show deference or praise publicly
买面子 mǎi miàn zi to allow sb to save face/to defer to
卖面子 mài miàn zi to show deference to sb by obliging them (or by obliging sb associated with them)
失面子 shī miàn zi to lose face/to be humiliated
死要面子 sǐ yào miàn zi to regard face as all-important/to consider loss of face unthinkable
死要面子活受罪 sǐ yào miàn zi huó shòu zuì to go through hell for the sake of keeping up appearances (idiom)
要面子 yào miàn zi see 愛面子|爱面子[ài miàn zi]
争面子 zhēng miàn zi to do (sb) proud/to be a credit to (one's school etc)/to make oneself look good/to build up one's image

HSK 1

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HSK 3

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HSK 4

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HSK 5

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HSK 6

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