"Mountain"

Translation:

September 30, 2017

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Owlspotting

Sounds a little like Chinese "shan" (山) "mountain."

September 30, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/lang864129

their hanja form was (山, 산)

January 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/mkeays

This is the same as San/さん (山) in Japanese!

October 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/m80126colin

They are from the same origin among 山 (san) in Chinese, さん (san) in Japanese, 산 (san) in Korean, and Sơn in Vietnamese.

November 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Christian_Leo

In Mandarin(Chinese), 山 is called Shān, not Sān

February 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/E.T.s_Son

"The 'SAN' rises above the mountain" (great mnemonic technique to help remember this word)

December 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Sammy84994

I get room and mountain mixed up hopefully I'll remember the differences ㅠㅠ

November 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/pahirulzz

a room is square, like bread ("pang" and "ppang") while the sun rises above the mountain ("san")

March 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Delia380334

Thanks for confusing me

May 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/younggbear

In Vietnamese, mountain is called "Sơn" which sounds kinda similar to 산 since both seems to be loaned from Chinese

December 7, 2018
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