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
  • 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
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

沿

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
run alongside, follow along, run along, lie along
Kun:
そ.う-ぞ.い
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1121 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 沿海 【エンカイ】 coast, shore, inshore, coastal waters
  • 沿海州 【エンカイシュウ】 (Russian) maritime provinces

Kun reading compounds

  • 沿う 【そう】 to run along, to run beside, to stick to (a line), to follow (a policy, plan, etc.), to act in accordance with, to align with, to meet (wishes, expectations, etc.), to satisfy, to comply with, to live up to

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan2, yan4
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • seguir a lo largo de
  • bordear

Portuguese

  • correr ao lado
  • seguir ao longo
  • beira
  • estar ao longo

French

  • longer
  • suivre
  • parallèle à
832 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
815 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1379 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2525 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1013 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1464 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1607 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1714 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1128 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1169 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
386 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
803 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17260 Morohashi
328 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3096 New Nelson (John Haig)
795 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
858 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
859 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
377 2001 Kanji
3a5.23 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3816.0 Four corner code
1-17-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cbf Unicode hex code