All about Chinese Characters

The Radical 山

shān
mountain
Strokes: 3
Examples
  • fēng
    things shaped like a peak; summit
    Structure:Left to right
  • xiá
    gorge; strait
    Structure:Left to right
  • jùn
    severe; high
    Structure:Left to right
Common words with radical "山"
shān
hill; something like a mountain
suì
year; year
gǎng
hillock; ridge
yōu
dim; deep
chóng
esteem; lofty
yán
cliff; rock
dǎo
island
fēng
things shaped like a peak; summit
used to form rhetorical questions
bēng
collapse; burst
yuè
mountain; parents-in-law
cuī
high; a surname
àn
lofty; shore
lǐng
mountain range; especially the Five Ridges including the Dayu Ridge
jué
rise abruptly
zhǎn
fine; high and steep
qiàn
embed
limit; cliff
xiá
gorge; strait
zǎi
young man; young animal
lán
haze
chà
forked; turn off the main road
rugged
é
high
wēi
towering
cén
high hill; shore
diān
summit
name of a place in Shaanxi Province
dài
another name for Mount Tai
sōng
high; high mountain
towering like a mountain peak
gāng
now written as 冈
jùn
severe; high
qiào
stern; precipitous
shèng
name of a place in Zhejiang Province
méi
Mount Emei
屿
small island
kōng
used as a component of 崆峒
wǎi
bend; sprain
mín
Minshan, name of a mountain bordering Sichuan and Gansu provinces; Minjiang, name of a river in Sichuan Province
towering; dangerous
mountain ridge
zhēng
used as a component of 峥嵘
láo
name of a mountain in Shandong Province
ravine
luán
low but pointed hill; mountains in a range
jiǎ
narrow passage between mountains; cape
lín
used as a component of 嶙峋
zhì
stand erect
shì
used as a component of 繁峙