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北西 北東
西 RoVe100.png
南西 南東


Nishi is set of the following Unicode characters:

X2EC4 [1][2]

X2F91 [3]

X897E [4]

X897F 西 [5]

The last one seems to be most popular; most of descriptions refer to X897F 西.

In Japanese, characters of Nishi can be pronounced "nishi" and may denote West. However, these characters may have also other pronunciations and meanings.

At default fonts of some computers, some of charcters of Nishi look similar and may cause confusions.

At the vulgar approach, term Nishi can be interpreted as Romanji trasliteration of Japanese word(s).


Nigongomaster [6] suggests the following interpretations:

西 にし noun (common) (futsuumeishi) west

二死 にし noun (common) (futsuumeishi) two out (e.g. in baseball),two down (and one to go)

螺, 辛螺 にし, ニシ noun (common) (futsuumeishi) small spiral-shelled snail

西岩燕 にしいわつばめ, ニシイワツバメ noun (common) (futsuumeishi) common house martin (species of songbird, Delichon urbica)

赤螺 あかにし, アカニシ noun (common) (futsuumeishi) veined rapa whelk (Rapana venosa)

シンクロニシティー noun (common) (futsuumeishi) synchronicity

西仏法僧 にしぶっぽうそう, ニシブッポウソウ noun (common) (futsuumeishi) European roller (species of bird, Coracias garrulus)

二至 にし noun (common) (futsuumeishi) the two solstices (summer and winter)

二士 にし noun (common) (futsuumeishi) private (JSDF)

主 にし, のし pronoun you


  1.⻄ ナビゲーションに移動 検索に移動 部首 にし、部首「」を冠に用いる場合の書体。
  2. Unicode Character “⻄” (U+2EC4) Name: CJK Radical West Two[1] Unicode Version: 3.0 (September 1999)[2] Block: CJK Radicals Supplement, U+2E80 - U+2EFF[3] Plane: Basic Multilingual Plane, U+0000 - U+FFFF[3] Script: Han (Hanzi, Kanji, Hanja) (Hani) [4] ..
  3. Name: Kangxi Radical West[1] Unicode Version: 3.0 (September 1999)[2]
  4. 897E CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-897E Han Script id: restricted confuse: ..
  5. 2F91 KANGXI RADICAL WEST Han Script id: allowed confuse: ..
  6. nishi (2021) Displaying Results 1 to 10 of 10 西 にし


Confusion, Japanese, Kanji, KanjiConfudal, KanjiLiberal, KanjiRadical, Nishi, Unicode, West, X2EC4 , X2F91 , X897E , X897F 西