peak, mountaintop; ridge
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Packed with fun quizzes and great photos, this short essay teaches you to talk about soaring peaks, successive peaks, and the tallest mountain in a range. You'll find out why people compare Mount Fuji to a lotus blossom. The essay also pays close attention to yomi issues, including an unusual pattern of phonetic changes and the oddity of an identical kun-yomi and on-yomi.
Feb. 18, 2014: Changed p. 6 to reflect that 峯 is the variant form of 峰, not the old form.
Jan. 18, 2013: Originally published.