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

7 strokes
Radical:
village, mile
Parts:
ri, village, parent's home, league
Kun:
さと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
1096 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 里 【リ】 Japanese league, ri, old Japanese unit of distance, approx. 3.927km or 2.44 miles, neighbourhood (under the ritsuryo system; orig. of 50 homes), unit of area (approx. 654m by 654m)
  • 俚言 【リゲン】 dialect, language of the common people, colloquial language, slang
  • 万里 【バンリ】 thousands of miles
  • 亜爾加里 【アルカリ】 alkali

Kun reading compounds

  • 里 【さと】 village, hamlet, countryside, country, home (of one's parents, etc.), hometown, one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past
  • 里親 【さとおや】 foster parent, foster parents
  • お里 【おさと】 one's parents' home, one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past
  • 夏山冬里 【なつやまふゆさと】 pasturing cattle in summer and feeding them indoors during winter, rotated grazing

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
li3
Korean:
ri

Spanish

  • ri (unidad de medida)
  • aldea
  • pueblo
  • lugar natal

Portuguese

  • aldeia
  • casa paterna
  • légua

French

  • hameau
  • village natal
  • maison de ses parents
  • ri (3965 mètres)
332 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
238 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
219 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1077 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4813 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
101 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1842 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
517 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
142 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
142 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1025 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1801 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4356 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2206 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2968 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
175 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40131 Morohashi
3542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6206 New Nelson (John Haig)
173 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
185 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
154 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3672 2001 Kanji
0a7.9 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-1 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
46-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91cc Unicode hex code