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

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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

3 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
little, small
Kun:
ちい.さいこ-お-さ-
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
114 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 小 【ショウ】 smallness, small item, short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days), elementary school, younger or inferior (of two items or people with the same name), unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)
  • 小雨 【コサメ】 light rain, drizzle
  • 微小 【ビショウ】 microscopic
  • 中小 【チュウショウ】 small to medium

Kun reading compounds

  • 小さい 【ちいさい】 small, little, tiny, slight, below average (in degree, amount, etc.), minor, small, low (e.g. sound), soft (e.g. voice), unimportant, petty, insignificant, trifling, trivial, young, juvenile
  • 小さい頃 【ちいさいころ】 as a child, when one was a child

Readings

Japanese names:
いさら、 こう、 さざ、 しゃお、 ちいさ
Chinese:
xiao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • poco
  • pequeño

Portuguese

  • Pequeno
  • pouco

French

  • petit
24 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
36 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
63 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1355 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
46 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
21 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
27 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
88 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
511 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
7 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
106 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7473 Morohashi
7 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1389 New Nelson (John Haig)
105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
126 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
15 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1141 2001 Kanji
3n0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-2 SKIP code
9000.0 Four corner code
30-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
roof, house, shop, dealer, seller
Kun:
On:
オク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
616 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 屋上 【オクジョウ】 rooftop
  • 屋外 【オクガイ】 outdoors, alfresco
  • 草屋 【ソウオク】 thatched hut
  • 塔屋 【トウヤ】 rooftop structure, e.g. tower, elevator machine room, etc.

Kun reading compounds

  • 屋 【や】 (something) shop, somebody who sells (something) or works as (something), somebody with a (certain) personality trait, house, roof
  • 屋敷 【やしき】 residence, estate, grounds, premises, mansion
  • 長屋 【ながや】 tenement house, row house
  • 総会屋 【そうかいや】 extortionist that threatens to disrupt stock-holder meetings

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
wu1
Korean:
og

Spanish

  • casa
  • tejado
  • tienda

Portuguese

  • teto
  • casa
  • loja
  • negociante
  • vendedor

French

  • toit
  • maison
  • échoppe
  • négociant
  • vendeur
161 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
256 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
236 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
270 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1392 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
251 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
160 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1233 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
167 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
167 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
54 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
530 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3842 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1973 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2669 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1067 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7684 Morohashi
3098 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1421 New Nelson (John Haig)
1058 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1138 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
236 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
319 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3772 2001 Kanji
3r6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
7721.4 Four corner code
18-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c4b Unicode hex code