Bushu (Radical) Info:
襾 (ア, け, にし) – cover; place on top of; west
西 (セイ, サイ, ス, にし, いり, ひし, むら) – west; Spain
Henshall Mnemonic: sun falls in west like drop from wine press
Levels: JLPT N5 | JLPT 4 (old) | Grade 2
Frequency: #259 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N5 Words
JLPT N4 Words
- 西洋 [せいよう]
(n) the west; Western countries [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N2 Words
- 関西 [かんさい]
Kansai (south-western half of Japan, including Osaka) [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 西暦 [せいれき]
(n) Christian Era; anno domini (A.D.) [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 東西 [とうざい]
(n) (1) East and West; (2) whole country; (3) Orient and Occident; (4) Your attention, please! [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N1 Words
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