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west ocean; foreign
simp. and trad.
(西洋)
西
 
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Pronunciation 1Edit


Proper nounEdit

西洋

  1. the Western world; the West
  2. (literary, historical) Western Seas (region west of the South China Sea)

SynonymsEdit

  • (the Western world): 西方 (xīfāng)
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Pronunciation 2Edit


NounEdit

西洋

  1. (Min Nan) Western cloth
SynonymsEdit

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
西
せい
Grade: 2
よう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

西洋 (hiragana せいよう, rōmaji seiyō, historical hiragana せいやう)

  1. The West, western countries

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN