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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 mountain was covered with snow
Mt. Fuji is the most famous mountain in Japan
We saw clouds above the mountain
The contrast between the sky and the mountain is striking
The sun had barely risen at the foot of the mountain when she set out alone up the slope
The river descends from the mountains to the bay below
This mountain is among the highest in the world
We see a snow-capped mountain
He lives up there, up on that mountain
The mountain used to send out clouds of smoke
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