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山 : Mountain (radical 46)

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mountain (radical 46)

On 'yomi:
サン(san) セン(sen)
Kun 'yomi:
やま(yama)
Nanori:
(sa) やの(yano) やん(yan)
Strokes:3
Radical: (46)
Usage Rating:131
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:1
Unicode:05c71
jis208:27-19
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山 Usage examples

天目(てんもくざん)line between victory and defeat
痩せ(やせやま)barren mountain
留め(とめやま)mountain where logging is prohibited
(せっさん)piles of snow
当てる(ひとやまあてる)to be right on target, to strike it rich
須弥(しゅみせん)Mt Sumeru (in Buddhism - said to be the highest mountain rising in the center of the world) (centre)
硫黄(いおうやま)sulfur mine, sulphur mine
大字片(おおあざかたやま)name of a town section
険しい(けわしいやま)steep mountain, craggy mountain
(さんけい)mountain path
上の垂訓(さんじょうのすいくん)the Sermon on the Mount
水閣(さんすいかく)Sansuikaku (restaurant name)
水荘(さんすいそう)The Sansui Inn
水楼(さんすいろう)Sansuiro (name of an exclusive restaurant)
頂を極める(さんちょうをきわめる)to reach the summit
(しんざん)taking up a new position as chief priest of a Buddhist temple
剣の(つるぎのやま)mountain (in hell) covered in swords, which are buried so their tips point upward
(とざんぐち)starting point of a mountain ascent, trailhead (leading up a mountain)
沿いの地方(やまぞいのちほう)mountainous region
なす(やまなす)
成す(やまなす)
to pile up, to form into a (huge) pile
の気(やまのき)mountain air
の背(やまのせ)ridge (of a mountain)
の端(やまのは)edge (brow) of mountain
(やまぼこ)festival float mounted with a decorative halberd
道にかかる(やまみちにかかる)
道に掛かる(やまみちにかかる)
to come to a mountain path
を越す(やまをこす)to surmount a difficulty, to go across a mountain
浅間荘事件(あさまさんそうじけん)
あさま荘事件(あさまさんそうじけん)
Asama-Sanso incident (famous hostage crisis and police siege in Feb. 1972)
(やまがわ)mountain-side
(やまがわ)mountain rivers
(とざんぐつ)(mountain-)climbing boots
鉄道(とざんてつどう)mountain railway
電車(とざんでんしゃ)mountain railway
(とざんどう)mountain trail, path up a mountain
(ヤマガラ)varied tit (species of titmouse, Poecile varius)
百合(ヤマユリ)golden-rayed lily (Lilium auratum)
歩き(やまあるき)mountain-walking, hiking
(さんぽう)mountain gun
(のやま)hills and fields, hill and dale
アパラチア(アパラチアさんみゃく)Appalachian mountains, Appalachians
アンゴラ(アンゴラやぎ)Angora goat
カシミア(カシミアやぎ)Cashmere goat
ベンガル(ベンガルヤマネコ)leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis)
ヨーロッパ(ヨーロッパヤマネコ)European wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris)
リビア(リビアヤマネコ)Libyan wildcat (Felis silvestris lybica), African wildcat
亜高(あこうざんたい)subalpine zone
冬里方式(なつやまふゆさとほうしき)rotated grazing
ガス(かざんガス)volcanic gas
灰土(かざんばいど)volcanic ash soil
岩尖(かざんがんせん)volcanic spine