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Stroke order
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Etymology

Stylized depiction of three mountain peaks. In the Oracle Bone Script, they were represented by triangles rather than vertical strokes.

Han character

(radical 46 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 山 (U), four-corner 22770)

  1. mountain, hill, peak

References

  • KangXi: page 307, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7869
  • Dae Jaweon: page 604, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 759, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+5C71

Cantonese

Hanzi

(jyutping saan1, Yale saan1)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 1 kanji)

Readings

Noun

(hiragana やま, romaji yama)

  1. mountain

Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): 산 (revised: san, McCune-Reischauer: san, Yale: san)
  • Name (hangeul): 메 (revised: me, McCune-Reischauer: me, Yale: mey)

Mandarin

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(pinyin shān (shan1), Wade-Giles shan1)

Compounds


Middle Chinese

Han character

(*shrɛn)


Vietnamese

Han character

(san, sơn)

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