Open main menu

Wiktionary β

See also: 咸水

Contents

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)

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
Cantonese Guangzhou 港紙鹹龍 dated鹹水 dated西紙 dated
Hong Kong 港幣港紙
Shunde 港紙
Foshan 港紙
Zhongshan 港紙
Dongguan 港紙
Taishan 港紙鹹龍
Doumen 港紙
Kaiping 港紙鹹龍
Hakka Meixian 港紙
Min Nan Xiamen 港紙港幣
Quanzhou 港幣
Zhangzhou 港紙港幣
Chaozhou 港紙

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