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

6 strokes
Radical:
sheep 羊 (⺶)
Parts:
sheep
Kun:
ひつじ
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
1852 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 羊毛 【ヨウモウ】 wool
  • 羊肉 【ヨウニク】 mutton, lamb (meat)
  • 羝羊 【テイヨウ】 ram (sheep), someone who lives their life by instinct
  • 羚羊 【レイヨウ】 antelope

Kun reading compounds

  • 羊 【ひつじ】 sheep (Ovis aries)
  • 羊飼い 【ひつじかい】 shepherd, shepherdess
  • 牡羊 【おひつじ】 ram (sheep)
  • 迷える子羊 【まよえるこひつじ】 stray sheep, lost lamb, person at a loss for what to do

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
yang2
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • oveja
  • cordero

Portuguese

  • carneiro

French

  • mouton
426 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
986 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1703 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3656 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1326 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1657 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
273 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
288 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
288 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
488 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1565 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2708 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1383 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1870 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
553 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28425 Morohashi
2183 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4658 New Nelson (John Haig)
547 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
586 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
274 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
955 2001 Kanji
2o4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-3 SKIP code
2-2-4 SKIP code
8050.1 Four corner code
45-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f8a Unicode hex code