Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 東


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Meaning

east

Pronunciation


higashi

Explanation

Mnemonic

The sun rises behind a tree in the east.

Radicals

tree
day, sun(The radical nichi stands for sun and was originally a circle with an middle point.)
east(The sun rises behind a tree in the east.)
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Vocabulary

ひがし east
東京 とうきょう Tokyo
東洋 とうよう Orient
関東 かんとう Kanto (eastern half of Japan including Tokyo)
東西 とうざい East and West, whole country, Orient and Occident, Your attention please
あずま east, Eastern Japan


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