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

6 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Buddhist temple
Kun:
てら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
879 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 寺 【ジ】 counter for temples
  • 寺院 【ジイン】 temple
  • 国分寺 【コクブンジ】 state-supported provincial temple (Nara period)
  • 古寺 【コジ】 old temple

Kun reading compounds

  • 寺 【てら】 temple (Buddhist)
  • 寺子屋 【てらこや】 temple elementary school (during the Edo period)
  • お寺 【おてら】 temple, monk
  • 宮寺 【ぐうじ】 Buddhist temple within a Shinto shrine

Readings

Chinese:
si4
Korean:
sa, si

Spanish

  • templo budista
  • templo

Portuguese

  • Templo Budista

French

  • temple bouddhiste
228 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
149 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
133 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
687 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1054 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
45 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
475 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
268 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
41 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
41 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
328 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
500 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2687 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1367 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1853 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
160 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7414 Morohashi
2164 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1373 New Nelson (John Haig)
158 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
170 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
125 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
3b3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4034.1 Four corner code
27-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bfa Unicode hex code