Meaning of 东

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(Trad.: 東)
Pinyin: dōng
English Definition: east; host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest); landlord
Antonyms: 西
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Pictographic: Simplified form of 東, the sun rising behind a tree
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广东 [ guǎng dōng ]: Guangdong province (Kwangtung) in south China, short name , capital Guangzhou 广州
山东 [ shān dōng ]: Shandong, province in northeast China, short name , capital Jinan 济南
东西 [ dōng xi ]: thing; stuff; person; Classifiers:
东北 [ dōng běi ]: Northeast China; Manchuria
东北 [ dōng běi ]: northeast
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