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  • やま yama

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  • nouncounter
    mountain, hill
    • mine (e.g. coal mine)
      • heap, pile
        • noun
          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
                  • used by policemen, crime reporters, etc.
                • mountain climbing, mountaineering
                  • festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd)
                    • see also: 
                  • mahjong term
                    wall, wall tile
                    • archaism
                      temple, temple grounds
                      • noun (prefix)
                        wild

                        Mountain - 山

                        山 - mountain, hillImage Mountain - 山: Author: JapanDict, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

                        Kanji in this word

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                        • 3 strokes

                          mountain

                        Example sentences

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                        • Japanese sentence

                          それはお金の山をかき集めるために用いられた。 

                          Sentence analysis
                          English translation

                          It was used for raking together heaps of money.

                        • Japanese sentence

                          うまくあの先生のやまを当てたわね。 

                          Sentence analysis
                          English translation

                          You've sure got the teacher's number.

                        • Japanese sentence

                          「わたしは森の中に入って、山に駆け上がったことを後悔していない。」と弟は答えた。 

                          Sentence analysis
                          English translation

                          "I do not regret having gone into the forest and up the mountain," replied the younger brother.

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                        Pronunciation

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                        • むれ mure

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                        • archaismnoun
                          mountain, hill

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                          • 3 strokes

                            mountain

                          JLPT-2

                          Pronunciation

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                          • さん san
                          • ざん zan

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                          • suffix
                            Mt., Mount
                              • after the name of a mountain
                            • Mt., Mount
                              • see also: 
                              • after a temple's honorific mountain name

                            Kanji in this word

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                            • 3 strokes

                              mountain

                            Example sentences

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                            • Japanese sentence

                              あの高い山は筑波山です。 

                              Sentence analysis
                              English translation

                              That high mountain is Mt. Tsukuba.