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

12 strokes
Radical:
footsteps
Parts:
Variants:
ascend, climb up
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
566 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 登校 【トウコウ】 attendance (at school), going to school
  • 登記 【トウキ】 registry, registration
  • 登校 【トウコウ】 attendance (at school), going to school
  • 登記 【トウキ】 registry, registration

Kun reading compounds

  • 上る 【のぼる】 to ascend, to go up, to climb, to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the sun), to rise, to go to (the capital), to be promoted, to add up to, to advance (in price), to swim up (a river), to sail up, to come up (on the agenda)

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 のぼし、 のぼり、 のり
Chinese:
deng1
Korean:
deung

Spanish

  • ascensión
  • escalada
  • subir
  • ascender
  • escalar

Portuguese

  • subir
  • escalar

French

  • monter
  • escalader
483 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
382 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
360 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
572 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3094 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
559 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
752 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1744 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
960 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
991 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
472 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1361 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3208 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1661 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1719 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22668 Morohashi
2595 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3862 New Nelson (John Haig)
1703 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1838 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
405 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3573 2001 Kanji
3d9.26 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
2-6-6 SKIP code
1210.8 Four corner code
37-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
767b Unicode hex code