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
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Total strokes: 3; Radical:
Pictographic: Three mountain peaks
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Example Words
山东 shān dōng Shandong, province in northeast China, short name , capital Jinan 济南
山区 shān mountain area; Classifiers:
山西 shān Shanxi province (Shansi) in north China between Hebei and Shaanxi, abbr. capital Taiyuan 太原
山水 shān shuǐ Sansui, Japanese company
山水 shān shuǐ water from a mountain; mountains and rivers; scenery; landscape
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