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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

森 is composed of repeated three times to suggest a large number (compare ) of trees such as one would find in a forest.

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 木木木 (DDD), four-corner 40994, composition)

  1. forest
  2. dark as a forest
  3. luxuriant vegetation

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 534, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14974
  • Dae Jaweon: page 922, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1226, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+68EE

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping sam1, Yale sam1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. forest; woods

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana もり, romaji mori)

  1. forest

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana もり, romaji Mori)

  1. A surname​.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(sam)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: sam, McCune-Reischauer: sam, Yale: sam)
  • Name (hangeul): ()

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin sēn (sen1), Wade-Giles sen1)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(sâm, hồng, dũng)