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

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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

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  • 川蝉 【カワセミ】 kingfisher (esp. the common kingfisher, Alcedo atthis), jade (gem), beautiful lustrous colour similar to that of the kingfisher's feathers
  • 翡翠色 【ヒスイイロ】 jade green

Readings

Chinese:
fei3
Korean:
bi

Spanish

Portuguese

French

5083 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
28733 Morohashi
4684 New Nelson (John Haig)
0a14.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-6 SKIP code
1122.7 Four corner code
70-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7fe1 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
feather
Parts:
Variants:
green, kingfisher
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2200 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 緑色 【ミドリイロ】 green, emerald green, green color of new foliage, verdure
  • 翠玉 【スイギョク】 emerald, jade
  • 蒼翠 【ソウスイ】 blue-green, lush growth
  • 川蝉 【カワセミ】 kingfisher (esp. the common kingfisher, Alcedo atthis), jade (gem), beautiful lustrous colour similar to that of the kingfisher's feathers

Kun reading compounds

  • 笑い川蝉 【わらいかわせみ】 laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)
  • 緑 【みどり】 green, greenery (esp. fresh verdure)
  • 緑色 【みどりいろ】 green, emerald green, green color of new foliage, verdure

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら
Chinese:
cui4
Korean:
chwi

Spanish

  • martín pescador
  • verde

Portuguese

French

3676 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2204 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2201 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3356 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1738 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2361 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
28732X Morohashi
2705 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4685 New Nelson (John Haig)
2863 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2876 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2k12.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-8 SKIP code
1740.8 Four corner code
31-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7fe0 Unicode hex code