Meaning and pronunciation of 东

Simplified character
Traditional character
dōng (dong1)

Definition:

east; host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest); landlord;

HSK levels:

1, 3, 4, 6

Components:

  • 一 (yī): one
  • 丿 (piě): oblique
  • 朩 (děng): simplified tree

Characters with the same pronunciation:

Sentences examples with 东:

  • 我的电脑里有好多的东西。
    Wǒ de diànnǎo li yǒu hǎoduō de dōngxī.
  • 老师看见我在桌子上写东西。
    Lǎoshī kànjiàn wǒ zài zhuōzi shàng xiě dōngxī.
  • 我在商店买了很多东西。
    Wǒ zài shāngdiàn mǎile hěnduō dōngxī.
  • 我们东西来了。
    Wǒmen dōngxī láile.
  • 在今天,过去的东西我们都不太理解了。
    Zài jīntiān, guòqù de dōngxī wǒmen dōu bù tài lǐjiěle.

Words containing 东, by HSK level:

HSK 1 word list

  • 西 (dōngxi) : thing; stuff; person; CL:个[ge4] ,件[jian4]

HSK 3 word list

  • (dōng) : east; host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest); landlord; surname Dong

HSK 4 word list

  • (fángdōng) : landlord

HSK 6 word list

  • (dōngdàozhǔ) : host; official host (e.g. venue for games or a conference)
  • 西 (dōngzhāngxīwàng) : to look in all directions (idiom); to glance around
  • (gǔdōng) : shareholder; stockholder

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