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Stroke Count
3 Strokes
山 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. mountain
Kun'yomi: やま。
On'yomi: サン、セン。

Japanese Meaning for 山

Dictionary Entries for 山

noun, counter
  1. mountain; hill
  2. mine (e.g. coal mine)
  3. heap; pile
  1. crown (of a hat); thread (of a screw); tread (of a tire); protruding part of an object; high part
  2. climax; peak; critical point
  3. guess; speculation; gamble
  4. criminal case; crime (police, crime reporter jargon)
  5. mountain climbing; mountaineering
  6. festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd)
  7. deck (of playing cards on table, face down, from which cards are drawn); stack
  8. wall; wall tile
  9. temple; temple grounds
noun, used as a prefix
  1. wild

  1. Mt.; Mount (after the name of a mountain)
  2. Mt.; Mount (after a temple's honorific mountain name)

  1. mountain; hill

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Origin and construction of 山

Kanji related to 山

Meanings in Other Languages for 山

  1. montagne
  1. montanha
  1. montaña

Comments for 山

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What about snow mountain? Will it be "yukizan" or "yukiyama"?

#2 Posted by Monox D. I-Fly over 7 years ago

あそこ に, 雌阿寒岳 です. 火山 です.

(asoko ni, Meakan-dake desu. Kazan desu.)

kazan = ka () - zan () = volcano

() = fire

セン () = mountain

#1 Posted by n1cholas over 10 years ago

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