青山

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1

Etymology 1Edit

Compound of (ao, blue or green; lush with life) +‎ (yama, mountain).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

青山 (hiragana あおやま, romaji aoyama)

  1. A green lush mountain or mountainous area.
  2. A type of fancy kamaboko (fishcake) used in ceremonies.

Proper nounEdit

Aoyama family crest.

青山 (hiragana あおやま, romaji Aoyama)

  1. A Japanese habitational surname​.
  2. A place in the north of Minato-ku, Tōkyō. So named as the land was deeded to Aoyama Tadanari (青山忠成, d. 1613; Wikipedia article) by Tokugawa Ieyasu (徳川家康, d. 1616; Wikipedia article).
  3. Various other places in Japan.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Sinitic 青山.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

青山 (hiragana せいざん, romaji seizan)

  1. A green lush mountain or mountainous area.
  2. (metaphoric) A grave or one's final resting place.
  3. Alternate name for the 琵琶 (biwa), a four-stringed lute brought to Japan from Tang Dynasty China.
IdiomsEdit

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin qīngshān
Zhuyin ㄑㄧㄥ ㄕㄢ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰiŋ⁵⁵ ʂa̠n⁵⁵/

NounEdit

青山 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin qīngshān)

  1. green mountains

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 08:29