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

11 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
crumble, die, demolish, level
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
778 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 崩落 【ホウラク】 collapse, break, cave-in, crash, (market) decline
  • 崩壊 【ホウカイ】 collapse, crumbling, breaking down, caving in, (radioactive) decay, disintegration
  • 壊崩 【カイホウ】 collapse, crumbling, breaking down, caving in

Kun reading compounds

  • 崩れる 【くずれる】 to collapse, to crumble, to get out of shape, to lose one's shape, to become disorganized, to become untidy, to break down, to be thrown into disarray, to crash (stock market), to slump, to decline, to break money into small change, to turn bad (e.g. weather), to change for the worse, to deteriorate
  • 崩す 【くずす】 to destroy, to demolish, to pull down, to tear down, to level, to disturb, to put into disorder, to throw off balance, to make shaky, to relax (one's pose), to make oneself at ease, to break (a bill), to change, to make change, to write in cursive style, to write in running style, to break into a smile, to let off a smile, to lower (a price)

Readings

Chinese:
beng1
Korean:
bung

Spanish

  • desmoronamiento
  • derrumbe
  • destruir
  • desmoronar
  • desmoronarse
  • desmenuzarse
  • derrumbarse

Portuguese

  • Demolir
  • murchar
  • aplainar

French

  • s'effondrer
  • mourir
  • démolir
  • niveler
1801 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1700 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1430 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1490 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1244 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1122 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1174 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1663 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
547 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2863 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1478 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1989 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
781 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8212P Morohashi
2296 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1491 New Nelson (John Haig)
774 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
836 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1426 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1246 2001 Kanji
3o8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
2222.7 Four corner code
42-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5d29 Unicode hex code