Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

盐 (鹽) yán

  1. yán noun salt
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Food and Drink 饮食 , Concept: Condiments 作料
    Notes: (Guoyu '鹽' n; Unihan '鹽')
  2. yán verb to salt / to cure with salt
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Food and Drink 饮食
    Notes: To preserve meat or other foodstuffs with salt (Guoyu '鹽' v 1)
  3. yán verb to envy / to admire
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 羨慕 (Guoyu '鹽' v 2)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十二 志第一百三十五 食貨下四 Volume 182 Treatises 135: Finance and Economics 2d 333
History of Ming 《明史》 卷八十 志第五十六 食貨四 Volume 80 Treatises 56: Finance and Economics 4 250
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十一 志第一百三十四 食貨下三 Volume 181 Treatises 134: Finance and Economics 2c 237
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十三 志第一百三十六 食貨下五 Volume 183 Treatises 136: Finance and Economics 2e 202
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷九十七 志第四十五下: 食貨五 Volume 97 Treatises 50: Finance and Economics 5 181
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷九十四 志第四十三:  食貨二 Volume 94 Treatises 47: Finance and Economics 2 119
History of Jin 《金史》 卷四十九 志第三十: 食貨四 鹽 酒 醋稅 茶 諸征商 金銀之稅 Volume 49 Treatises 30: Finance and Economics 4 - Tax on Salt, Alcoholic Beverages, and Vinegar; Tax on Tea, Commercial Travel, and Gold and Silver 112
Old History of the Five Dynasties 《舊五代史》 卷一百四十六 志8: 食貨志 Volume 146: Treatises 8 Finance and Economics 103
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷五十四    志第四十四  食貨四 Volume 54 Treatises 50: Finance and Economics 3 56
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷四十二    志第三十二  地理六 Volume 42 Treatises 36: Gepgraphy 6 44

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
盐铁 鹽鐵 鹽鐵之筴 Guanzi 《管子》 山國軌第七十四 Chapter 74: State Roadways in Mountainous Areas 51
鱼盐 魚鹽 魚鹽蜃蛤 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 21
盐泽 鹽澤 注鹽澤 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《大宛列傳》 Treatise on the Dayuan 11
天下盐 天下鹽 東郭咸陽乘傳舉行天下鹽鐵 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 7
盐氏 鹽氏 至鹽氏而還 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 5
罢盐 罷鹽 夫驥厄罷鹽車 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷十七 雜言 Chapter 17: Open Discussion 4
盐筴 鹽筴 謹正鹽筴 Guanzi 《管子》 海王第七十二 Chapter 72: King of the Sea 3
盐车 鹽車 夫驥厄罷鹽車 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷十七 雜言 Chapter 17: Open Discussion 3
形盐 形鹽 形鹽 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 3
盐豉 鹽豉 皆廩食給薪菜鹽豉炊食器席蓐 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan 3