The Chinese word 盐 means “salt” in English. It is a common ingredient used in Chinese cuisine and is also used to preserve food. In addition to its culinary uses, 盐 is also used in traditional Chinese medicine and has been known to have various health benefits.
|这道菜需要加盐||zhè dào cài xū yào jiā yán||This dish needs salt|
|盐是一种常见的调味品||yán shì yī zhǒng cháng jiàn de tiáo wèi pǐn||Salt is a common seasoning|
|我们需要把盐放在一个干燥的地方||wǒmen xūyào bǎ yán fàng zài yīgè gānzào de dìfāng||We need to keep the salt in a dry place|
|这种盐很粗，需要磨碎||zhè zhǒng yán hěn cū, xūyào mó suì||This salt is coarse and needs to be ground|
|他的脖子上有一粒盐颗粒||tā de bózi shàng yǒu yī lì yán kēlì||There’s a grain of salt on his neck|
|盐可以用来防止食物变质||yán kěyǐ yòng lái fángzhǐ shíwù biànzhì||Salt can be used to prevent food from spoiling|
|这种盐含有很多矿物质||zhè zhǒng yán hán yǒu hěn duō kuàngwùzhì||This salt contains a lot of minerals|