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Stroke Count
6 Strokes
Radical
西 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. west, Spain
Readings
Kun'yomi: にし。
On'yomi: サイ。(Go-on Reading)
セイ。(Kan-on Reading)
ス。

Japanese Meaning for 西

Dictionary Entries for 西

nishi
noun
  1. west
sei
noun
  1. Spain

Stroke Order Diagrams for 西

Construction of Character for 西

Kanji variants for 西
Ancient Form
Origin and construction of 西
  1. 象形、枝などを組み合わせた籠を象る。「」の原字。粗めの籠なので水などがさっと流れ去ることから、日暮れの方角を意味(藤堂)、あるいは、音を仮借したものとも。

Kanji related to 西

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Meanings in Other Languages for 西

French
  1. Ouest, Espagne
Portuguese
  1. oeste, Espanha
Spanish
  1. Oeste, España

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