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The Cantonese word saan - 山 - saan1
(mountain in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

saan1

English translations

mountain, hill

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of saan1 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Topic
Geography
Usage as a radical
山 can also be used as a radical, i.e. as a sub-component of a Chinese character..
Character complexity
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is composed of 3 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

ravine
山 ( saan / saan1 ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 195)
Other characters that are pronounced saan1 in Cantonese
More words that mean hill in Cantonese
jau1 ( 丘 )

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