Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
boulder, rock, cliff
Kun:
いわ
On:
ガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
787 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 岩盤 【ガンバン】 bedrock
  • 岩石 【ガンセキ】 rock
  • 砂岩 【サガン】 sandstone
  • 石灰岩 【セッカイガン】 limestone

Kun reading compounds

  • 岩 【いわ】 rock, boulder, crag, cliff, anchor
  • 岩間 【いわま】 among rocks
  • 一枚岩 【いちまいいわ】 monolith, large slab of rock
  • 浮岩 【うきいわ】 rock partially submerged in water, rock partially emerging from the water, pumice stone

Readings

Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
am

Spanish

  • roca

Portuguese

  • rochedo
  • rocha
  • penhedo

French

  • rocher
  • roc
  • falaise
178 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
102 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
249 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
744 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1414 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
821 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
487 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
942 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1345 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1428 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
457 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
538 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2778 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1423 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
777 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7985 Morohashi
2235 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1461 New Nelson (John Haig)
770 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
832 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
156 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1277 2001 Kanji
3o5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2260.1 Four corner code
20-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ca9 Unicode hex code

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