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ChineseEdit

steam; vapor water; river
simp. and trad.
(汽水)
anagram 水汽

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

汽水

  1. soft drink
  2. carbonated water; soda water
  3. brackish water

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 汽水 (“(carbonated) soft drink”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 軟性飲料軟飲料
Mandarin Beijing 汽水
Taiwan 汽水
Jiedian 汽水
Cantonese Guangzhou 汽水荷蘭水 dated
Hong Kong 汽水荷蘭水 dated
Taishan 汽水涼水 dated
Gan Nanchang 汽水
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 汽水涼水
Liudui (S. Sixian) 汽水涼水
Hsinchu (Hailu) 汽水涼水
Dongshi (Dabu) 汽水涼水
Zhuolan (Raoping) 汽水涼水
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 汽水涼水
Min Nan Xiamen 汽水荷蘭西水 dated
Quanzhou 汽水
Zhangzhou 汽水荷蘭西水 dated
Taipei 汽水
Kaohsiung 汽水
Wu Shanghai 汽水荷蘭水 dated
Danyang 汽水
Ningbo 汽水荷蘭水 dated

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
すい
Grade: 1
on’yomi

NounEdit

汽水 (hiragana きすい, rōmaji kisui)

  1. brackish water, the mixture of river water and sea water around the mouth of a river.