See also: and

TranslingualEdit

simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 197 +9, 20 strokes, cangjie input 卜田戈竹口 (YWIHR), four-corner 23650)

  1. salty, briny
  2. salted
  3. pickled

DescendantsEdit

  • – simplified to an existing character.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1507, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47553
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2035, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4610, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+9E79

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale haam4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. salty

ReadingsEdit

  • On: かん (kan)
  • Kun: しおからい (shiokarai), しおけ (shioke)

CompoundsEdit

  • 鹹湖 (かんこ, kanko)
  • 鹹水 (かんすい, kansui)
  • 鹹水湖 (かんすいこ, kansuiko)
  • 鹹味 (かんみ, kammi)
  • 半鹹水 (はんかんすい, hankansui)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ham) (hangeul , revised ham, McCune-Reischauer ham, Yale ham)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin xián, Wade-Giles hsien2)

See alsoEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hàm)

Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 11:15