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Meaning of 山

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Pinyin: shān
English Definition: mountain; hill; anything that resembles a mountain; Classifiers: ; bundled straw in which silkworms spin cocoons; gable
Chinese Definition:
①地面形成的高耸的部分:土山。山崖。山峦。山川。山路。山头。山明水秀。山雨欲来风满楼(喻冲突或战争爆发之前的紧张气氛)。
②形状像山的:山墙(人字形房屋两侧的墙壁。亦称“房山”)。
③形容大声:山响。山呼万岁。
④姓氏。

Antonyms:
Total strokes: 3; Radical:
Pictographic: Three mountain peaks
Character Formation:
  • Surround from below
Example Words:
爬山 [ shān ]: to climb a mountain; to mountaineer; hiking; mountaineering
山脉 [ shān mài ]: mountain range; Classifiers:
一览众山小 [ lǎn zhòng shān xiǎo ]: (last line of the poem 望岳 by Tang poet Du Fu 杜甫 ) with one look I shall see all the smaller mountains down below (from the summit of Mt Tai 泰山 ); (fig.) awe-inspiring view from a very high place
山外有山,天外有天 [ shān wài yǒu shān , tiān wài yǒu tiān ]: (idiom) however good sth is, there is always sth better; in the wider world there are people more talented than oneself
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