Unicode/Hanzi Search: U+9E79 (鹹)

salty, briny; salted; pickled
Radical 𠧸
Strokes (without radical) 9 Total Strokes 20
Mandarin reading xián Cantonese reading haam4
Japanese on reading kan Japanese kun reading shiokarai shioke
Korean reading ham Vietnamese reading
Simplified Variant(s)

CEDICT Entries:

   [ xián ]    salted, salty, stingy, miserly
   [ xián shuǐ ]    salt water, brine
   [ xián shuǐ meì ]    (dialect) prostitute from Guangdong (esp. one in Shanghai before the Revolution) (loanword from "handsome maid")
   [ xián shuǐ ]    salt lake
   [ xián jīn jīn ]    nice and salty (taste)
   [ xián jīn jīn ]    erhua variant of 鹹津津|咸津津[xian2 jin1 jin1]
   [ xián haǐ ]    Aral Sea
   [ xián dàn ]    salty and unsalty (flavors), degree of saltiness, brackish (water)
   [ xián ]    salty and bitter, acerbic
   [ xián shī ]    (Tw) (coll.) obscene, pornographic
   [ xián ]    slightly salty
   [ xián ]    erhua variant of 鹹絲絲|咸丝丝[xian2 si1 si1]
   [ xián roù ]    bacon, salt-cured meat
   [ xián caì ]    salted vegetables, pickles
   [ xián zhū shoǔ ]    pervert (esp. one who gropes women in public)
   [ xián ]    fried chicken pieces with salt and pepper, Taiwan-style fried chicken
   [ xián ]    salted fish
   [ xián fān shēn ]    lit. the salted fish turns over (idiom), fig. to experience a reversal of fortune
   [ xián dàn ]    salted duck egg
   [ xián yán ]    salt (colloquial), table salt
⇒    [ yān xián ]    to pickle with salt