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

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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

6 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
potato
Kun:
いも
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2418 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 海芋 【カイウ】 calla (Zantedcschia aethiopica)
  • 阿蘭陀海芋 【オランダカイウ】 calla lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica)

Kun reading compounds

  • 芋 【いも】 tuber, taro, potato, yokel, bumpkin
  • 芋片喰 【いもかたばみ】 jointed woodsorrel (Oxalis articulata)
  • 焼き芋 【やきいも】 roasted sweet potato, baked sweet potato
  • 唐芋 【とういも】 sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)

Readings

Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
u, hu

Spanish

  • patata
  • batata

Portuguese

  • batata

French

  • pomme de terre
1011 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2001 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3896 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1682 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1694 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
288 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1909 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2081 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1834 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
639 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2706 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1381 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1868 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1670 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30670P Morohashi
2181 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4964 New Nelson (John Haig)
1655 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1784 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1088 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1947 2001 Kanji
3k3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4440.1 Four corner code
16-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
828b Unicode hex code