汕 - Dong Chinese dictionary

shàn

basket for catching fish

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
氵 meaning component

  Meaning component

shuishuǐ

  

water

is a component form of .

山 sound component

  Sound component

shān

  

mountain

Evolution

汕 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
汕 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

shàn

basket for catching fish; bamboo; Swatow (Shantou); bamboo fish trap; used in names of places connected with Shantou 汕頭|汕头[Shàn​tóu]

Most common words with 汕
Freq.
Word
Meaning

bamboo fish trap

汕头

Shantou (formerly romanized as Swatow), prefecture-level city in Guangdong

潮汕

Chaoshan, conurbation in the east of Guangdong 廣東|广东[Guǎng​dōng]

汕头市

Shantou prefecture-level city in Guangdong

汕尾

Shanwei prefecture level city in Guangdong