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やま - yama



山
mountain


Definitions

Japanese > English
     1. n. a mountain (large mass of earth and rock) or (large) hill
     2. n. a mine (excavation usually consisting of small tunnels)
     3. n. a heap, pile
     4. n. the top or high part of an object
           ねじ山
           帽子の山
     5. n. a climax, peak
     6. n. a chance, gamble
     7. n. a guess, speculation
     8. n. a crime, criminal case
     9. n. mountain climbing, mountaineering
     10. n. (colloquial) (Mount Hiei) and/or w, Enryaku-ji
     11. n. (mahjong) a wall, wall tile
     12. prefix. prefix for species that are wild or residing in mountains
     13. counter. counter for number of stock rise and fall like a mountain (rfv-sense, ja)
     14. counter. counter for number of mountains, forests and/or mines
     15. suffix. Mount, Mt.
     16. suffix.    suffix for names of mountains
     17. suffix.    suffix for a temple's honorific mountain name

Pronunciation


yama



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