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西南
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English Definitionsouthwest
Simplified Script西南
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinxīnán
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧ ㄋㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sai1naam4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure WordsNone
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西 west; the West; abbr. for Spain 西班牙; Spanish
nánsouth; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
西边xībiānwest; west side; western part; to the west of
西部xībùwestern part
西方xīfāngthe West; the Occident; Western countries
西北xīběinorthwest; Northwest China (Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, Xinjiang)
西瓜xīguāwatermelon
Words With Same Tail Word    
东南dōngnánsoutheast
河南hénánHenan province (Honan) in central China, abbr. , capital Zhengzhou 郑州
湖南húnánHunan province in south central China, abbr. , capital Changsha 长沙
越南yuènánVietnam; Vietnamese
海南hǎinánHainan Province, in the South China Sea, short name , capital Haikou 海口; Hainan Island; Hainan District of Wuhai City 乌海市, Inner Mongolia; Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture 海南藏族自治州, Qinghai
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