峻 - Dong Chinese dictionary

jùn

high

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
山 meaning component

  Meaning component

shān

  

mountain

夋 sound component

  Sound component

qūn

  

to dawdle

Evolution

峻 Bronze script Late Western Zhou (~800 BC)

Bronze script

Late Western Zhou (~800 BC)
峻 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
峻 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
峻 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

jùn

high, steep, towering; stern; (of mountains) high; harsh or severe

Most common words with 峻
Freq.
Word
Meaning

严峻

grim

险峻

arduous

冷峻

grave and stern

harsh or severe

崇山峻岭

towering mountains and precipitous ridges (idiom)