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Kanji 57: 東

Meaning:

In Japanese, 東 means “east”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiひがし
Onyomiとう

How to write it:


Origin:

The original meaning of 東 is “bag”.
And then it is used to stand for direction.
You can remember it by “There is a bag in the east”.


Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basicひがしeast
Basic東京とうきょうTokyo
Inter東洋とうようorient
Inter東西とうざいeast and west
Inter東大とうだいUniversity of Tokyo
Adv東部とうぶeastern part
Adv東側ひがしがわeast side
Adv極東きょくとうfar east
Adv北東ほくとうnortheast
H_Adv南東なんとうsoutheast
Others東口ひがしぐちeast exit
Others東経とうけいeast longitude
Others東向きひがしむきfacing east
Others南南東なんなんとうsouth south east
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