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東 : East

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east

On 'yomi:
トウ(tou)
Kun 'yomi:
ひがし(higashi)
Nanori:
あい(ai) あがり(agari) あずま(azuma) あづま(azuma)(ko) さき(saki) しの(shino) とお(too) はる(haru) ひが(higa) もと(moto)
Strokes:8
Radical: (75)
Usage Rating:37
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:2
Unicode:06771
jis208:37-76
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東 Usage examples

名高速道路(とうめいこうそくどうろ)Tokyo-Nagoya Expressway
一円(かんとういちえん)whole district of Kanto
(ざいとうきょう)situated in Tokyo
(しょうとうきょう)epitome of Tokyo, miniature Tokyo
(そうとうせん)(baseball) game between Waseda and Tokyo universities
海道筋の町(とうかいどうすじのまち)towns on the Tokaido
京都政(とうきょうとせい)government of Tokyo Metropolis
照宮(とうしょうぐう)Toshogu Shrine
(とうまい)name of a newspaper publisher
洋の西を問わず(ようのとうざいをとわず)in all parts of the world, in all countries, anywhere in the world, both in the Occident and the Orient
の豕(りょうとうのいのこ)taking pride in something mundane, thinking it is exceptional, Liaodong boar
(とうなんとう)east-southeast, ESE
(とうほくとう)east-northeast, ENE
洋史(とうようし)Asian history, Oriental history
京証券取引所(とうきょうしょうけんとりひきじょ)Tokyo Stock Exchange, TSE
証株価指数(とうしょうかぶかしすう)Tokyo Stock Price Index, TOPIX
証第一部(とうしょうだいいちぶ)First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
洋医学(とうよういがく)Oriental medicine, Eastern medicine
(きたごち)northeasterly wind
(とうしょう)Tokyo Stock Exchange
(かんとうぐん)Kwantung Army (Japanese armed forces in Manchukuo)
(ひがししょ)eastern department, eastern office
夷西戎(とういせいじゅう)barbarians to the east and to the west (from the perspective of old China)
西古今(とうざいここん)all times and places, everywhen and everywhere
(とうへき)east face (e.g. of a building)
シナ海(ひがしシナかい)East China Sea
亜戦争(だいとうあせんそう)The Greater East Asian War, The Pacific War (1941-1945)
京高裁(とうきょうこうさい)Tokyo High Court
方帰一教会(とうほうきいつきょうかい)Uniate (term for Eastern Rite Catholicism), Uniat
西もも分からない(にしもひがしもわからない)not familiar with the area, not knowing what to do
方正教会(とうほうせいきょうかい)Eastern Orthodox Church
(とうみつ)eastern esotericism
京オリンピック(とうきょうオリンピック)Tokyo Olympics (1964)
炊き(かんとに)
煮き(かんとに)
(かんとに)
oden, dish of various ingredients, e.g. egg, daikon, potato, chikuwa, konnyaku, etc. stewed in soy-flavored dashi
地方(かんとうちほう)Kanto region (incl. Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki and Chiba prefectures)