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ChineseEdit

salty water; river
trad. (鹹水)
simp. (咸水)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

鹹水

  1. salt water; brine
  2. (Cantonese, dated) Hong Kong dollar
  3. (Cantonese) overseas remittance (often of overseas Chinese)
  4. (Hong Kong Cantonese) water for flushing toilets

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 港幣 (“Hong Kong dollar”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 港幣, 港元
Mandarin Beijing 港幣
Taiwan 港幣
Liuzhou 港紙
Cantonese Guangzhou 港紙, 鹹龍 dated, 鹹水 dated, 西紙 dated
Hong Kong 港幣, 港紙, 港銀
Hong Kong (Kam Tin Weitou) 港紙
Macau 港紙
Panyu 港紙
Huadu (Huashan) 港紙
Conghua 港紙
Zengcheng 港紙, 鹹龍
Foshan 港紙
Nanhai (Shatou) 港紙
Shunde 港紙
Sanshui 港紙
Gaoming (Mingcheng) 港紙
Zhongshan (Shiqi) 港紙
Zhuhai (Qianshan) 港紙
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka) 港紙
Doumen 港紙
Jiangmen (Baisha) 港紙, 鹹龍
Xinhui 港紙
Taishan 港紙, 鹹龍
Kaiping (Chikan) 港紙, 鹹龍
Enping (Niujiang) 港紙, 鹹龍
Heshan (Yayao) 港紙
Dongguan 港紙
Bao'an (Shajing) 港紙
Hakka Meixian 港紙
Huizhou (Huicheng Bendihua) 港紙
Dongguan (Qingxi) 港紙
Shenzhen (Shatoujiao) 港幣
Zhongshan (Nanlang Heshui) 港紙
Conghua (Lütian) 港紙
Min Nan Xiamen 港紙, 港幣
Quanzhou 港幣
Zhangzhou 港紙, 港幣
Tainan 港票
Philippines (Manila) 港幣
Shantou 港紙
Pinghua Nanning (Tingzi) 港紙, 港幣

AntonymsEdit

  • (salt water): 淡水 (dànshuǐ)

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かん
Hyōgaiji
すい
Grade: 1
on’yomi

NounEdit

鹹水 (hiragana かんすい, rōmaji kansui)

  1. salt water