mount fujiyama vs fujiyama : Common Errors in English

About mount fujiyama vs fujiyama

“Yama” means “mountain” in Japanese, so when you say “Mount Fujiyama” you are saying “Mount Fuji Mountain.” The Japanese usually say “Fujisan”; but “Fujiyama,” or “Mount Fuji” is standard in English—just be aware that both sound “foreign” to Japanese native speakers.

fujiyama Meaning(s)

  • (n) an extinct volcano in south central Honshu that is the highest peak in Japan; last erupted in 1707; famous for its symmetrical snow-capped peak; a sacred mountain and site for pilgrimages

fujiyama in News

  • Fujiyama Hibachi Sushi Bar coming to Broadview Heights

    With its signs approved Fujiyama Hibachi and Sushi Bar is on its way to opening in The Crossings plaza at the northwest corner of Royalton and Broadview roads in Broadview Heights.
    on July 5, 2013 Source: The Sun Press

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