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The Japanese word for west is

にし - nishi


Japanese Definition

     1. 名詞. 西
     2. 名詞. 西部
     3. 形容詞. 西の
     4. 形容詞. 西方の
     5. 形容詞. 西への
     6. 副詞. 西へ
     7. 副詞. 西方へ

Translations for west and their definitions

     1. n. (from 770) west (one of the four cardinal directions)
     2. n. the West
     3. n. (from 712) the west wind, wind blowing from the west
     4. n. (theater) in kabuki:
     5. n.    (from 1688) the left side of the stage in the Edo-style
     6. n.    (from 1688) the right side of the stage in Kyoto and Osaka styles
     7. n. (date uncertain) (sumo) lower-ranked wrestlers listed on the left side of a banzuke
     8. n. (from 1885) the West; q, later, more specifically the capitalist states of the West (originally western Europe, as opposed to Eastern Bloc countries)
     9. n. (mahjong) west wind (mahjong tile)
           (hyper, ja, 風牌, tr=kazehai, fanpai)
     10. n. (mahjong) a with a triplet or quad of west wind tiles; depending on wind round and player's seat wind, it is worth either 1 or 2
           (hyper, ja, 役牌, tr=yakuhai, yaku-pai)

     1. n. west, western area

     1. n. The West, western countries

     1. n. the western part, the region in the west

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