山川

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Chinese[edit]

mountain; hill
 
river; creek; plain; an area of level country; Sichuan province (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(山川)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

山川

  1. mountains and rivers
  2. landscape

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 1

Etymology 1[edit]

From (san, "mountain") + (sen, "river") or

From (yama, "mountain," "peak") + (kawa, "river," "stream," "brook")

Noun[edit]

山川 (hiragana さんせん, rōmaji sansen)

山川 (hiragana やまかわ, rōmaji yamakawa)

  1. mountains and rivers

Usage notes[edit]

  • sansen is used more commonly than yamakawa

Etymology 2[edit]

From (yama, "mountain," "peak") + (kawa, "river," "stream," "brook")

Noun[edit]

山川 (hiragana やまがわ, rōmaji yamagawa)

  1. mountain rivers

Derived terms[edit]