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
  • 山岳 【サンガク】 mountain chain, mountains
  • 下山 【ゲザン】 descending a mountain, descent
  • 開山 【カイサン】 founding a temple (on a hill-top)
  • 山道 【ヤマミチ】 mountain road, mountain trail
  • 須弥山 【シュミセン】 Mount Sumeru (believed to be the centre of the Buddhist world)

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, high part, climax, peak, critical point, guess, speculation, gamble, criminal case, crime, mountain climbing, mountaineering, festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd), deck (of playing cards on table, face down, from which cards are drawn), stack, wall, wall tile, temple, temple grounds, wild
  • 山火事 【やまかじ】 forest fire, bushfire, wildfire
  • 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-27-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c71 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
storm, tempest
Kun:
あらし
On:
ラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1910 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 嵐気 【ランキ】 mountain mist, mountain air
  • 青嵐 【アオアラシ】 wind blowing through fresh verdure, mountain air
  • 翠嵐 【スイラン】 the sense of being engulfed in a green, mountainous atmosphere

Kun reading compounds

  • 嵐 【あらし】 storm, tempest, uproar, hullabaloo, storm (e.g. of protest), winds (e.g. of change)
  • 嵐の大洋 【あらしのたいよう】 Oceanus Procellarum (lunar mare), Ocean of Storms
  • 青嵐 【あおあらし】 wind blowing through fresh verdure, mountain air
  • 太陽嵐 【たいようあらし】 solar storm

Readings

Japanese names:
ぞれ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lan2
Korean:
ram

Spanish

  • tormenta
  • tempestad
  • aire fresco de montaña

Portuguese

French

  • tempête
1578 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1431 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1902 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2000 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2055 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2065 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2898 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1491 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2012 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
784 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8289 Morohashi
2314 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1496 New Nelson (John Haig)
777 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
839 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3o9.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
2221.7 Four corner code
1-45-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5d50 Unicode hex code