Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
mountain
Kun:
やま
On:
サンセン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
131 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 山 【サン】 Mt., Mount, Mt., Mount
  • 山陰 【ヤマカゲ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 治山 【チサン】 forest conservation, afforestation
  • 開山 【カイサン】 founding a temple (on a hill-top)
  • 山道 【ヤマミチ】 mountain road, mountain trail
  • 大山 【タイザン】 great mountain
  • 須弥山 【シュミセン】 Mt Sumeru (in Buddhism - said to be the highest mountain rising in the center of the world) (centre)

Kun reading compounds

  • 山 【やま】 mountain, hill, mine (e.g. coal mine), heap, pile, crown (of a hat), thread (of a screw), tread (of a tire), protruding part of an object, climax, peak, critical point, guess, speculation, criminal case, crime, mountain climbing, mountaineering, festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd), wall, wall tile, temple, temple grounds, wild
  • 山陰 【やまかげ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 奥山 【おくやま】 remote mountain, mountain recesses
  • 青山 【せいざん】 lush mountain, green mountain, grave, burial place

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 やの、 やん
Chinese:
shan1
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • montaña

Portuguese

  • montanha

French

  • montagne
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
24 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
60 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1407 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
21 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
48 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
89 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
34 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
34 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
535 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3658 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2544 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
775 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7869 Morohashi
2940 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1439 New Nelson (John Haig)
768 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
830 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
148 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
17 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1276 2001 Kanji
3o0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-1 SKIP code
4-3-2 SKIP code
2277.0 Four corner code
27-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c71 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
Variants:
heart, interior
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1018 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 奥地 【オクチ】 interior, backwoods, hinterland, back regions
  • 奥義 【オウギ】 secret techniques, inner mysteries, esoterica, hidden purpose, quintessence (of art, skill)
  • 最奥 【サイオウ】 deep inside, innermost place
  • 内奥 【ナイオウ】 inner part, depths

Kun reading compounds

  • 奥 【おく】 inner part, inside, interior, depths (e.g. of a forest), back (of a house, drawer, etc.), bottom (e.g. of one's heart), recesses, heart
  • 奥地 【おくち】 interior, backwoods, hinterland, back regions
  • 山奥 【やまおく】 deep in the mountains, mountain recesses
  • 大奥 【おおおく】 inner palace (in Edo Castle), palace's ladies chambers, shogun's harem
  • 奥まる 【おくまる】 to lie deep in, to extend far back

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 おお、 おん、 つ、 のく
Chinese:
ao4
Korean:
o, ug

Spanish

  • profundo
  • interior
  • esposa

Portuguese

  • coração
  • interior

French

  • intérieur
  • coeur
  • fond
  • épouse
1038 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
878 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
240 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
930 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
448 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1798 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
476 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
484 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
71 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
419 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3503 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1806 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2458 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
937 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5981 Morohashi
2824 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1165 New Nelson (John Haig)
928 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
997 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1520 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
863 2001 Kanji
6b6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-3 SKIP code
4-12-4 SKIP code
2-10-2 SKIP code
2743.0 Four corner code
17-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5965 Unicode hex code