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

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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:
small bird
Parts:
sparrow
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1856 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 雀躍 【ジャクヤク】 leaping for joy, exultation
  • 雀羅 【ジャクラ】 sparrow net
  • 黄雀 【コウジャク】 tree sparrow (Passer montanus)
  • インド孔雀 【インドクジャク】 Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus), common peafowl, blue peafowl
  • 雀鬼 【ジャンキ】 skilled mahjong player
  • 雀球 【ジャンキュウ】 jankyu, combination of Japanese pinball and mahjong

Kun reading compounds

  • 雀 【すずめ】 tree sparrow (Passer montanus), talkative person, knowledgeable person
  • 雀色 【すずめいろ】 light, reddish brown
  • 入内雀 【にゅうないすずめ】 russet sparrow (Passer rutilans), cinnamon sparrow
  • 京雀 【きょうすずめ】 gossipy Kyotoite

Readings

Japanese names:
ざく
Chinese:
que4, qiao1, qiao3
Korean:
jag

Spanish

  • gorrión

Portuguese

French

233 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1530 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3117 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2178 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
41954 Morohashi
2469 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6496 New Nelson (John Haig)
2878 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1175 2001 Kanji
8c3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-7 SKIP code
4-11-2 SKIP code
3-4-7 SKIP code
9021.4 Four corner code
31-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96c0 Unicode hex code