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

18 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
cocoon
Kun:
まゆきぬ
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2495 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 絹糸 【ケンシ】 silk thread
  • 繭価 【マユカ】 price of a cocoon
  • 黄繭 【コウケン】 yellow cocoon
  • 収繭 【シュウケン】 cocoon crop

Kun reading compounds

  • 繭 【まゆ】 cocoon
  • 繭価 【まゆか】 price of a cocoon
  • 黄繭 【こうけん】 yellow cocoon
  • 屑繭 【くずまゆ】 waste cocoon (silk), bad cocoon, damaged cocoon
  • 絹糸 【けんし】 silk thread

Readings

Chinese:
jian3
Korean:
gyeon

Spanish

  • capullo
  • gusano de seda

Portuguese

  • casulo

French

  • cocon
1223 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2013 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4087 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1700 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1651 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2896 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1911 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2086 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1946 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1511 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3023 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1542 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2107 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1898 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27944X Morohashi
2380 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4595 New Nelson (John Haig)
1880 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2025 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1901 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1953 2001 Kanji
3k15.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-15 SKIP code
3-5-13 SKIP code
4422.7 Four corner code
43-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e6d Unicode hex code