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Japanese Kanji Grade 2
# 138
Meaning west
Onyomi セイ,  サイ
Kunyomi にし
Usage See examples below
Writing practice
 
Stroke Order Rules
 
1. Write from left to right, and from top to bottom
2. Horizontal before vertical
3. Cutting strokes last
4. Diagonals right-to-left before diagonals left-to-right
5. Center verticals before outside "wings"
6. Outside before inside
7. Left vertical before enclosing
8. Bottom enclosing strokes last
9. Dots and minor strokes last
 
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Examples

Kanji

Japanese

Romaji

English

西 にし nishi west
西の方 にしのほう nishinohou western direction
西寄り にしより nishiyori from the west
西向き にしむき nishimuki facing west
西口 にしぐち nishiguchi west entrance
西海岸 にしかいがん nishikaigan west coast
西部劇 せいぶげき seibugeki western (film genre)
西洋 せいよう seiyou the west
西洋人 せいようじん seiyoujin Western people
西半球 にしはんきゅう nishihankyuu Occident

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