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
  • 山岳 【サンガク】 mountains
  • 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
  • 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
  • 山脈 【さんみゃく】 mountain range
  • 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:
run 走 (赱)
Parts:
surpass, cross over, move to, exceed, Vietnam
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
897 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 越南 【エツナン】 Vietnam
  • 越年 【エツネン】 seeing the old year out, greeting the New Year, passing the winter, hibernation
  • 上越 【ジョウエツ】 area on Japan Sea side of Japan, including Niigata
  • 自己超越 【ジコチョウエツ】 self-transcendence
  • 越年 【エツネン】 seeing the old year out, greeting the New Year, passing the winter, hibernation
  • 越年蝶 【オツネンチョウ】 eastern pale clouded yellow (butterfly, Colias erate)
  • 檀越 【ダンオツ】 alms-giver, person who donates to a monk or a temple, dana-pati

Kun reading compounds

  • 越す 【こす】 to cross over (e.g. mountain), to go across, to go over (e.g. with audience), to pass time (e.g. a winter), to surpass, to be better than, to exceed, to move house, to go, to come
  • 越える 【こえる】 to cross over, to cross, to pass through, to pass over (out of), to exceed

Readings

Japanese names:
えち、 えっ、 お、 こえ、 こし、 ごえ、 ごし、 ごや
Chinese:
yue4
Korean:
weol, hwal

Spanish

  • sobrepasar
  • cruzar
  • exceder
  • moverse

Portuguese

  • superar
  • exceder
  • Vietnã

French

  • doubler
  • traverser
  • muter
  • surpasser
  • Vietnam
1021 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
529 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4542 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1021 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
934 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2052 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1001 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1038 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1073 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1756 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4108 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2085 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2825 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
393 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37110 Morohashi
3314 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5851 New Nelson (John Haig)
387 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
413 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1588 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1470 2001 Kanji
4n8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-5 SKIP code
4380.5 Four corner code
17-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8d8a Unicode hex code