砷 shēn


: arsenic

Kun Reading
none applicable

ヒ素 OR 砒素 | ひそ hiso

noun
: arsenic (As)

On Reading

シン shin

 Usage:

砷华 shen1hua2: arsenolite
砷中毒 shen1 zhong4du2: arsenic poisoning
砷化氢 shen1 hua4 qing1: arsine
亚砷 ya4shen1: arsenous



Japanese common word
アーセン asen: arsenic

 Etymology:
形声 Pictophonetic.
石 (shi2: stone radical 112) suggests the meaning while
(shen1: to extend) provides the sound.



 Examples:
none applicable

Resources: Chinese Dictionary | Japanese Dictionary