山西

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
西
Grade: 1 Grade: 2

Proper noun[edit]

山西 (hiragana やまにし, romaji Yamanishi)

  1. Yamanishi, a Japanese surname.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.
西

Etymology[edit]

Literally: west of the (Taihang) Mountains

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Shānxī
Zhuyin ㄕㄢ ㄒㄧ
IPA (key) /ʂa̠n⁵⁵ ɕi⁵⁵/

Proper noun[edit]

山西 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin Shānxī)

  1. Shanxi province

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