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東西
Readings
とうざい
touzai
ひがしにし
higashinishi
Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
east and west"votre attention s'il vous plaît", est et ouest, orient et occident

Orient and Occident, East and West
Meaning restricted to とうざい
Expression
See also: 東西東西
Abbreviation
Ladies and Gentlemen!, Your attention, please!, roll-up, roll-upOst und West, der Osten und der Westen

Kanji
ON: トウKUN: ひがし
east

西ON: セイ, サイ, スKUN: にし
west, Spain

Example sentences
この国では東西の文化が交じり合っている。Parts: 此の (この), (くに), 東西 (とうざい), 文化 (ぶんか), 混じり (まじり), 合う (あう)Cultures of the East and the West are mixed in this country.
Les cultures orientales et occidentales se rencontrent dans ce pays.

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