山 means 'mountain'

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Strokes : 3    Radical number: 46    Frequency: 60   JLPT: N5    Ring: 2    Set: 2    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 2    Beginner lesson: 5   Begins 307 words   Used in 670 words   Used in 22134 names   Component in 63 kanji (29 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   やま mountain
On    セン
Name    さ   やの   やん
If you've ever wondered how to move mountains, just look to the 'mountain' radical 山 to see how it's done! This radical shifts to the left in (1799: peak, mountaintop; ridge), the top in (248: beach), and the bottom in (1082: mountain, peak, point), changing its Japanese name as it goes.
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 山 is used 38 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 山 is used 605 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
サン (read as ざん) : 158 words FIND ALL
サン : 148 words FIND ALL
among the mountains
セン : 5 words FIND ALL
Nakasendo (Edo-period Edo-Kyoto highway)  (see also: 東海道)
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やま : 292 words FIND ALL
noun, counter
1. mountain; hill
2. mine (e.g. coal mine)
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やん: 1 word. FIND ALL
mountain areas of Kunigami County in Northern Okinawa
Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
festival car (float)  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 58 (originally: 24)  Joy o' Kanji : 24  Key to Kanji: 396 

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サン   やま mountain   
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