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

11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
shade, yin, negative, sex organs, secret, shadow
Kun:
かげかげ.る
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1393 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 陰 【イン】 yin (i.e. the negative), unseen location (i.e. somewhere private)
  • 女神 【メガミ】 goddess, female deity
  • 山陰 【ヤマカゲ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 外陰 【ガイイン】 vulva, pudenda

Kun reading compounds

  • 陰 【かげ】 shade, shadow, other side, back, background
  • 陰口 【かげぐち】 malicious gossip, backbiting, speaking ill behind someone's back
  • 山陰 【やまかげ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 物陰 【ものかげ】 place hidden from view, cover, shelter, hiding place
  • 陰る 【かげる】 to darken, to get dark, to be clouded, to be obscured

Readings

Chinese:
yin1
Korean:
eum

Spanish

  • sombra
  • oscuridad
  • oculto
  • negativo
  • ocultar

Portuguese

  • matiz
  • yin
  • negativa
  • órgões sexuais
  • segredo
  • sombra

French

  • Yin
  • ombre
  • négatif
  • secret
  • organes sexuels
1013 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1408 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5006 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1031 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1872 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1563 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
867 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
886 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1525 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
735 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
657 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
397 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
494 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1606 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41691 Morohashi
541 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6462 New Nelson (John Haig)
1592 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1718 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1496 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3671 2001 Kanji
2d8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7823.1 Four corner code
17-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9670 Unicode hex code