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Kawanishi
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  • Hiraganatip:かわにし
  • Katakanatip:カワニシ
  • Householdstip:aprx. 6,000
  • English transcriptiontip:Kawanishi

Names and Meanings by Kanji - 2 variations

In Japanese, there is a culture of kanji which is a set of characters that originated from Chinese characters, and the meaning of the name changes according to the choice of kanji characters.
Even surnames with the same reading have different meanings depending on how the kanji characters are applied.
For Kawanishi, kanji choices are listed below, sorted by the households number in Japan.

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川西- Kawanishi -

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means "river, stream, brook."

  • River - A natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another river.

  • Stream - A small, narrow river or a body of flowing water.

西 means "west, western."

  • West, To go west

  • Western (Europe and America)

  • Abbreviation of the country name "Spain(西班牙)"

  • Householdstip: aprx. 6,000

河西- Kawanishi -

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means "river, stream, watercourse."

  • River - A large river, such as the Yellow River in China.

  • Milky Way - The celestial river in the night sky.

西 means "west, western."

  • West, To go west

  • Western (Europe and America)

  • Abbreviation of the country name "Spain(西班牙)"

  • Householdstip: aprx. 100

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