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English Reference for yama (やま)

  1. noun counter mountain, hill
  2. mine (e.g. coal mine)
  3. heap, pile
  4. noun crown (of a hat), thread (of a screw), tread (of a tire)
  5. climax, peak, critical point
  6. guess, speculation
  7. criminal case, crime
  8. festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd)
  9. wall (mahjong), wall tile
  10. noun (prefix) wild
Example sentences
The black and white bears living in the mountains in China and Tibet are called 'pandas'
The mountains in the Himalayas are higher than those in the Andes
Mt. Fuji is higher than any other mountain in Japan
You cannot be careful in the mountains
Mt. Everest is the highest mountain in the world
The top of the mountain is always covered with snow
No one has been able to reach the top of the mountain
I saw the mountain for the first time
The mountain is more than 3,000 meters above sea level
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