ChineseEdit

mountain; hill field; farm
simp. and trad.
(山田)
alternative forms 山塍 Min Nan
山堘 Min Nan

Pronunciation 1Edit


Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

山田

  1. (archaic) to hunt in the mountain
NounEdit

山田

  1. (archaic) low-quality farmland

Etymology 2Edit

From Japanese 山田 (Yamada).

Proper nounEdit

山田

  1. A Japanese surname: Yamada

Pronunciation 2Edit


NounEdit

山田

  1. (Xiamen and Zhangzhou Hokkien, agriculture) terraced fields; terrace

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
やま
Grade: 1

Grade: 1

EtymologyEdit

(yama, mountain) +‎ (ta, rice field)

Proper nounEdit

(やま)() (Yamada

  1. a place name
  2. A habitational surname​.

Usage notesEdit

This name is used as the stereotypical Japanese family name in 山田太郎 Yamada Tarō (male) and 山田花子 Yamada Hanako (female), similar to John and Jane Smith in English.