岌 - Dong Chinese dictionary

perilous

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
山 meaning component

  Meaning component

shān

  

mountain

及 sound component

  Sound component

  

extend

Evolution

岌 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
岌 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

perilous, hazardous; high, steep; lofty peak; perilous

Most common words with 岌
Freq.
Word
Meaning

岌岌可危

imminent danger (idiom); approaching a crisis

lofty peak