N5 Kanji Course

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N5 Kanji Course

西

Meaning:

In Japanese, 西 means “west”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiにし
Onyomiさい、せい

How to write it:


Origin:

The original meaning of 西 is “perch” and it looks like a bird’s nest.
And then it is used to stand for direction.
You can remember it by “There is a bird’s nest in the west”.


Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basic西にしwest
Basic西洋せいようwestern
Basic関西かんさいKansai
Inter東西とうざいeast and west
Adv西側にしがわwest side
Adv西部せいぶwestern
Adv南西なんせいsouthwest
Adv北西ほくせいnorthwest
Adv西方せいほうwest
H_Adv西暦せいれきChristian Era
S_Adv西口にしぐちwest exit
S_Adv中西部ちゅうせいぶmidwest
Others以西いにしwest
Others西向きにしむきfacing west
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