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いり【西・入り・入】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

iri [ʔiɾi]

Definition

Noun

  1. West; western; westwards

Etymology

Cognate to the standard Japanese term いり【入り・入】 iri, a term meaning "enter, entering", but also meaning "setting" in the context of the sun (cf. いりひ【入日・入り日】 irihi "the setting sun", "sunset").

Notes

Could potentially be spelled 【沒り・没り】 for poetic purposes.

意味:にし【西】

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