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Meaning

In Japanese,塩 means “salt”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:しお
Onyomi:えん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
塩(しお)をかける→to put salt
 
Onyomi:
食塩(しょくえん)→salt

Origin:

 It’s hard to remember this kanji by its origin. But you can use 温(which means “warm”) to remember this kanji.
You know that the salt will dissolve in water.
So you need to change the three points(which means “water”) of 温 to 土(soil). And use a cover to protect it.
So 塩 means “salt”.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
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