Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

盐 (鹽) yán

  1. yán noun salt
    Domain: 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: 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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 羨慕 (Guoyu '鹽' v 2)

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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
贡盐 貢鹽 厥貢鹽絺 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 禹貢 Xia Shu - Tribute of Yu 3
盐筴 鹽筴 謹正鹽筴 Guanzi 《管子》 海王第七十二 Chapter 72: King of the Sea 3
铜盐 銅鹽 然其居國以銅鹽故 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《吳王濞列傳》 Biographies of Pi, the Prince of Wu 3