Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
東西 JLPT 2
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    east and west
    Example sentence
    この東西文化交じり合っている Cultures of the East and the West are mixed in this country.
  • Parts of speech
    Orient and Occident; East and West
    Example sentence
    バルカン山脈ブルガリア中央東西走る山脈 The Balkan Mountain range runs across Bulgaria from west to east.
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
    Ladies and Gentlemen!; Your attention, please!; roll-up, roll-up

Examples of 東西, とうざい in a sentence

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Kanji in this word

西 JLPT 5

6 strokes

west, Spain

On'Yomi: セイ, サイ,

Kun'Yomi: にし

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8 strokes


On'Yomi: トウ

Kun'Yomi: ひがし

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