The Radical: 面


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Meaning
surface    面

Explanation

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 3Joyo 3
face, mask, surface
omote, omo, tsura, MEN
From top: one (here possibly: eyebrows), eye in a frame
A frame around an eye stands for face, mask or simply a surface.
JLPT -Joyo 7
noodles
MEN
Left: wheat (Let the plants grow , cross your legs and enjoy the wheat.), right: surface/face (eye with eyebrow as a face )
Wheat shows "its face" when used for noodles.

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