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

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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

8 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
happiness, blessing, fortune
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
786 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 幸 【サチ】 good luck, fortune, happiness, harvest, yield
  • 幸運 【コウウン】 good luck, fortune
  • 親不孝 【オヤフコウ】 lack of filial piety, disobedience to one's parents
  • 御幸 【ギョウキ】 imperial visit, imperial outing

Kun reading compounds

  • 幸い 【さいわい】 happiness, blessedness, luck, fortune, felicity, luckily, fortunately
  • 幸いあれ 【さいわいあれ】 be happy!, cheer up!
  • 幸 【さち】 good luck, fortune, happiness, harvest, yield
  • 幸ある 【さちある】 fortunate, happy, lucky
  • 山幸 【やまさち】 food of the mountains (wild game, mountain vegetables, mushrooms, etc.), fruits of the land
  • 海幸 【うみさち】 seafood, products of the sea, marine products, fruits of the sea
  • 幸せ 【しあわせ】 happiness, good fortune, luck, blessing
  • 幸せにする 【しあわせにする】 to bring someone happiness, to make someone happy

Readings

Japanese names:
こ、 さき、 さし、 さっ、 とも、 ひろ、 みゆき、 ゆ、 ゆき、 よし
Chinese:
xing4
Korean:
haeng

Spanish

  • felicidad
  • bendición
  • fortuna
  • buena suerte

Portuguese

  • felicidade
  • benção
  • fortuna

French

  • joie
  • bénédiction
  • fortune
395 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
295 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
279 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
683 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1073 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
712 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
504 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
661 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
684 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
697 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
894 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
575 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2755 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1408 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1901 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1519 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9176 Morohashi
2216 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1595 New Nelson (John Haig)
1505 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1622 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
423 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
297 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1455 2001 Kanji
3b5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4040.1 Four corner code
25-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e78 Unicode hex code