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山, やま

  • yama


noun (common) (futsuumeishi), counter

  • mountain
  • hill


  • mine (e.g. coal mine)


  • heap
  • pile


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • crown (of a hat)
  • thread (of a screw)
  • tread (of a tire)


  • climax
  • peak
  • critical point


  • guess
  • speculation


  • criminal case
  • crime


  • festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd)


noun, used as a prefix

  • wild

Examples of 山,やま in a Sentence

I do not regret having gone into the forest and up the mountain, replied the younger brother.
That high mountain is Mt. Tsukuba.
You've sure got the teacher's number.
It was used for raking together heaps of money.
It is like looking for a needle in a haystack.
There's a good view of Mt. Akagi from upstairs.
A monster lay on a rock near the top of the mountain.
We could see the summit of a mountain twenty miles away.
I know you must be buried in your mountain of mails, but I wonder if I can hear from you regarding the mail I sent you last week?
The professional skier liked to "hot-dog" down the mountain.

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