盐 yán: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

盐 (yán) English Meaning

  • salt

Traditional Character:  

盐 is only found in HSK 4.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (lì)

Sample Sentences

  • 没有盐。
    Méiyǒu yán.
    There’s no salt.
  • 忠告像盐。
    Zhōnggào xiàng yán.
    Advice is like salt.
  • 水能溶解盐。
    Shuǐ néng róngjiě yán.
    Water dissolves salt.
  • 按口味放盐。
    Àn kǒuwèi fàng yán.
    Add salt to taste.
  • 她煮菜不加盐。
    Tā zhǔ cài bù jiā yán.
    She doesn’t use salt when cooking.
  • 盐在水中溶解。
    Yán zài shuǐzhōng róngjiě.
    Salt dissolves in water.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

盐 (yán): salt; CL:粒(lì)

  •  (pú): 圤
  •  (mǐn): container
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