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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 塩 (shio)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 塩 (shio)

Kana: しお
Kanji: 塩
Romaji: shio

Type: Noun
Meaning: salt
JLPT level: N5

Example sentences:

塩をたくさん入れないようにして下さい。
shio o takusan irenai you ni shite kudasai.
Please try not to add too much salt.

塩から涙を一滴ぬぐと、またぞろ新しい涙が頬をつたう。
shio kara namida o itteki nugu to, matazoro atarashii namida ga hoho o tsutau.
No sooner had I wiped one salt drop from my cheek than another followed.

湖水は一リットルに400グラム近い塩が含まれており、湖底には塩が堆積しているため、採塩が盛んだ。
kosui wa ichi rittoru ni yonhyaku guramu chikai shio ga fukumarete ori, kotei ni wa shio ga taiseki shite iru tame, to shio ga sakanda.
Each liter of the lake’s water holds close to four hundred grams of salt, which accumulates on the lake’s floor, feeding a thriving salt-mining industry.

その中に、塩がはいっていたなんて、どうしてそんなことを、あんたは思うんだね?
sono naka ni, shio ga haitte ita nante, dou shite sonna koto o, anta wa omoun da ne.
What makes you think there was salt in it?

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 盐 (yán)
Korean: 소금 (sogeum)

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