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
  • 山岳 【サンガク】 mountain chain, mountains
  • 下山 【ゲザン】 descending a mountain, descent
  • 開山 【カイサン】 founding a temple (on a hill-top)
  • 山道 【ヤマミチ】 mountain road, mountain trail
  • 須弥山 【シュミセン】 Mount Sumeru (believed to be the centre of the Buddhist world)

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, high part, climax, peak, critical point, guess, speculation, gamble, criminal case, crime, mountain climbing, mountaineering, festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd), deck (of playing cards on table, face down, from which cards are drawn), stack, wall, wall tile, temple, temple grounds, wild
  • 山火事 【やまかじ】 forest fire, bushfire, wildfire
  • 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-27-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c71 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
laid waste, rough, rude, wild
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1099 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 荒廃 【コウハイ】 ruin, destruction, devastation, waste, decay
  • 荒野 【コウヤ】 wasteland, wilderness, deserted land, prairie, vast plain, wilds, desert, wild land
  • 破天荒 【ハテンコウ】 unheard-of, unprecedented
  • 救荒 【キュウコウ】 famine relief

Kun reading compounds

  • 荒らす 【あらす】 to lay waste, to devastate, to damage, to invade, to break into, to troll (e.g. web forums), to spam
  • 粗筋 【あらすじ】 outline, summary, argument
  • 荒れる 【あれる】 to become stormy, to become rough (of the sea), to fall into ruin, to become neglected, to become dilapidated, to become rough (of skin), to get chapped, to become unruly, to become violent, to go wild, to get out of control, to become unsettled (e.g. of one's life), to become disordered
  • 荒い 【あらい】 rough, wild, violent, rude, coarse, harsh, fierce, heavy (e.g. breathing), immoderate, extravagant, reckless
  • 荒石 【あらいし】 unprocessed stone, rubble
  • 荒ぶ 【すさぶ】 to grow wild, to run to waste, to become degenerate, to become rough (of art, craft, etc.), to lose refinement, to deteriorate (of skill), to intensify (of wind, rain, etc.), to become more severe, to do as one pleases, to amuse oneself, to play around
  • 荒む 【すさむ】 to grow wild, to run to waste, to become degenerate, to become rough (of art, craft, etc.), to lose refinement, to deteriorate (of skill), to intensify (of wind, rain, etc.), to become more severe
  • 荒らし 【あらし】 (Internet) troll, disturber, raising havoc, laying waste, trolling, vandalism, robbery, holdup, robber, thief
  • 荒らし回る 【あらしまわる】 to break into (houses here and there), to rampage
  • 山荒 【やまあらし】 porcupine (any mammal of suborder Hystricomorpha)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huang1
Korean:
hwang

Spanish

  • áspero
  • tosco
  • rudo
  • salvaje
  • violento
  • desolarse
  • enfurecerse

Portuguese

  • Abandonado no mato
  • selvagem
  • rude

French

  • brutalité
  • dévaster
  • rude
  • sauvage
1253 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
901 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3941 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1028 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
866 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
935 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1377 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1464 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1666 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
651 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2810 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1447 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1950 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
499 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30953P Morohashi
2260 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5034 New Nelson (John Haig)
488 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
527 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1291 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1957 2001 Kanji
3k6.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4421.1 Four corner code
1-25-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8352 Unicode hex code