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

12 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
hollyhock
Kun:
あおい
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2122 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 葵花 【キカ】 sunflower
  • 戎葵 【ジュウキ】 hollyhock
  • 黄蜀葵 【トロロアオイ】 sunset hibiscus (Hibiscus manihot)

Kun reading compounds

  • 葵 【あおい】 mallow (any plant of family Malvaceae), Asarum caulescens (species of wild ginger), hollyhock
  • 葵貝 【あおいがい】 eggcase (shell) of the greater argonaut, greater argonaut (species of paper nautilus, Argonauta argo)
  • 布袋葵 【ほていあおい】 Eichornia crassipes, water hyacinth
  • 天竺葵 【てんじくあおい】 geranium

Readings

Japanese names:
まもる、 け
Chinese:
kui2
Korean:
gyu

Spanish

  • malva real
  • malva loca

Portuguese

French

3990 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1723 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2222 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2906 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1493 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2018 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
31458X Morohashi
2317 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5120 New Nelson (John Haig)
2391 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2472 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k9.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
4443.0 Four corner code
16-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8475 Unicode hex code