嶽 - Dong Chinese dictionary

yuè

mountain peak

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
山 meaning component

  Meaning component

shān

  

mountain

獄 sound component

  Sound component

  

prison

Evolution

嶽 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
嶽 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

𰎫 () 

yuè

mountain peak, summit

() 

Yuè

surname Yue

() 

yuè

high mountain; highest peak of a mountain ridge

Most common words with 嶽
Freq.
Word
Meaning

岳父

wife's father, father-in-law

high mountain

岳母

wife's mother, mother-in-law

岳阳

Yueyang prefecture-level city in Hunan

岳飞

Yue Fei (1103-1142), Song dynasty patriot and general