This kanji has a kunyoumi or japanese reading of: やま, and it has onyoumi or chinese readings of: サン、or セン. This character has the meaning: mountain. This character has no radicals, but it is a radical in other composite characters. You can remember this kanji by thinking of it as looking like a set of mountains. Our example sentence is: 富士山に登るのに丸一晩かかった。ふじさんにのぼるのにまるいちばんかかった。It took all night to climb Mount Fuji.

Grade Kun On Meaning Strokes Example Sentence
JLPT N5 やま サン、セン mountain 3 富士山に登るのに丸一晩かかった。


It took all night to climb Mount Fuji.