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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (halogen)

Han character[edit]

(radical 197 +13, 24 strokes, cangjie input 尸田月廿 (SWBT), four-corner 78107)

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1508, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47579
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2036, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2574, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9E7D

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (鹽), Pronunciation (1/2)

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 鹽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 余廉切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jiᴇm/ /i̯ɛm/ /iɛm/ /jiɛm/ /jiam/ /jĭɛm/ /jæm/
Character (鹽), Pronunciation (2/2)

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 鹽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 以贍切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jiᴇmH/ /i̯ɛmH/ /iɛmH/ /jiɛmH/ /jiamH/ /jĭɛmH/ /jæmH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yán ‹ yem › /*N.rom {*N.r[o]m}/ salt (n.)
yàn ‹ yemH › /*N.rom-s {*N.r[o]m-s}/ salt (n.)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6116 1 /*ɡ·lam/
6117 1 /*ɡ·lams/

Noun[edit]

  1. salt

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji , hiragana しお, romaji shio, historical hiragana しほ)

  1. salt

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yeom)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (McCune-Reischauer: yŏm, Yale: yem)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(diêm)

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