富士山

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Chinese[edit]

Mount Fuji; Fuji mountain; hill
simp. and trad.
(富士山)
富士
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Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

富士山

  1. Mount Fuji (the highest mountain in Japan)

Japanese[edit]

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富士山 (Fujisan, Fujiyama): Mount Fuji, the iconically conical volcano.

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 4
さん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Compound of 富士 (Fuji, the mountain's name) +‎ (san, mountain, Mount, generally only read as san in place names).[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

富士山 (hiragana ふじさん, rōmaji Fujisan)

  1. Mount Fuji, the tallest mountain in Japan

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 4
やま
Grade: 1

Compound of 富士 (Fuji, the mountain's name) +‎ (yama, mountain), using the kun'yomi of yama for the last character.[3]

This reading is much less common, and is not listed in many monolingual Japanese dictionaries.[1][2][4] It might be considered proscribed by some.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɸɯ̟ᵝʑija̠ma̠]

Proper noun[edit]

富士山 (hiragana ふじやま, rōmaji Fujiyama)

  1. (uncommon, possibly proscribed) Mount Fuji, the tallest mountain in Japan

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  4. 4.0 4.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN