1. 盐 is the 1882nd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 32 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (earth), (divination), (dish)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. yan2 - salt/CL:粒[li4]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

亚硝酸盐 (亞硝酸鹽)
柴米油盐 (柴米油鹽)
海盐 (海鹽)
无机盐 (無機鹽)
粗盐 (粗鹽)
食盐 (食鹽)
盐城 (鹽城)
盐水 (鹽水)
Decomposition Levels:
Level 1: Only divided once. So only two components.
Level 2: Radical Decomposition. The character gets decomposed into its lowest radical components. For the complete list visit the Radical wikipedia page.
Level 3: Graphical Decomposition. Shows all the strokes & lowest level of components that make up the character.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.