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