Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
salt
Kun:
しお
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1148 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 塩 【シオ】 salt (i.e. sodium chloride), common salt, table salt, salt (e.g. sodium chloride, calcium sulfate, etc.), hardship, toil, trouble, saltiness
  • 塩分 【エンブン】 salt, salt content
  • 減塩 【ゲンエン】 reduction of salt, sodium restriction
  • 岩塩 【ガンエン】 halite, rock salt

Kun reading compounds

  • 塩 【しお】 salt (i.e. sodium chloride), common salt, table salt, salt (e.g. sodium chloride, calcium sulfate, etc.), hardship, toil, trouble, saltiness
  • 塩辛い 【しおからい】 salty (taste), briny
  • 岩塩 【がんえん】 halite, rock salt
  • 手塩 【てしお】 table salt, small plate

Readings

Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • sal

Portuguese

  • Sal

French

  • sel
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1058 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1125 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
730 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
439 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1846 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1101 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1152 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
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385 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
774 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
456 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
578 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1470 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
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631 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1075 New Nelson (John Haig)
1458 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1568 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
603 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1474 2001 Kanji
3b10.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
4811.7 Four corner code
17-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5869 Unicode hex code