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Stroke Count
13 Strokes
Radical
土 + 10 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. salt
Readings
Kun'yomi: しお。
On'yomi: エン。

Japanese Meaning for 塩

Dictionary Entries for 塩

shio
noun
  1. salt; common salt; table salt; sodium chloride
  2. hardship; toil; trouble
  3. saltiness
noun, used as a prefix
  1. cold; unwelcoming; indifferent
en
noun
  1. salt (e.g. sodium chloride, calcium sulfate, etc.)
  2. chloride

Stroke Order Diagrams for 塩

Construction of Character for 塩

Radicals and parts present in 塩
Radical soil, earth, ground, Turkey Kanji Details »
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Part dish, a helping, plate Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 塩
Old Character Form, Traditional Chinese Character
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 塩
  1. の略体(鎌倉時代にはあった?吉田兼好『徒然草』第136段
    医師篤成、故法皇の御前に候ひて、供御の参りけるに、「今参り侍る供御の色々を、文字も功能も尋ね下されて、そらに申し侍らば、本草に御覧じ合はせられ侍れかし。一つも申し誤り侍らじ」と申しける時しも、六条故内府参り給ひて、「有房、ついでに物習ひ侍らん」とて、「先づ、『しほ』といふ文字は、いづれの偏にか侍らん」と問はれたりけるに、「土偏に候ふ」と申したりければ、「才の程、既にあらはれにたり。今はさばかりにて候へ。ゆかしき所なし」と申されけるに、どよみに成りて、罷り出でにけり。
    )。「鹽」は「」(地表に結晶した塩類)+音符「」。

Kanji related to 塩

  • 使

    沿

  • 調

Meanings in Other Languages for 塩

French
  1. sel
Portuguese
  1. Sal
Spanish
  1. sal

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