西

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  • 1

    n.west; one of the four directions in which the sun sets

    • fēng xiàng zhuàn xī

      风向西

      The wind veered to the west.

    • hēi àn zhōng wǒ men dōng diē xī zhuàng dì zhǎo là zhú

      黑暗我们西蜡烛

      We were stumbling around in the dark looking for a candle.

    • suí zhe tài yáng xī xià yǐng zi yuè lā yuè zhǎng

      随着太阳西影子

      The shadows lengthened as the sun went down.

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  • 2

    n.the occident; the western (mainly referring to European and American countries)

    • xī yuè

      西

      western music

    • xī xué

      西

      western learning

    • xī shì

      西

      western style

  • 3

    n.western paradise (in Buddhism)

    • tā sā shǒu xī qù le

      撒手西

      He passed away.

  • 4

    abbreviation for Spain

Words and phrases with 西

  • 西部大开发
    [word]Western Region Development of China
  • 西安
    [word]capital city of Shanxi Province
  • 西装
    [word]suit
  • 西汉
    [word]Western Han Dynasty
  • 西北
    [word]north-west; Northwest China [including Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai provinces, Ningxia Autonomous Region, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, and the west of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region]
  • 西山
    [word]Western Hills; western hills/mountains
  • 西班牙人
    [word]Spanish
  • 西贡
    [word]Saigon
  • 西北部
    [word]northwest part
  • 西装革履
    [idiom]in Western dress and leather shoes
  • 西风落叶
    [idiom]the west wind and fallen leaves
  • 西河之痛
    [idiom]grief caused by the death of one's son
  • 西方净土
    [idiom]the happy land in the west
  • 西窗剪烛
    [idiom]the happy reunion of friends chatting together late into night
  • 西风残照
    [idiom]a setting sun in the west wind

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