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The Japanese word for west is
西

にし - nishi



west

Japanese Definition


west
     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

西
     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)


西方
     1. n. west, western area


西洋
     1. n. The West, western countries



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



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