Learning Japanese Kanji With Pictures – East

Learning Japanese Kanji With Pictures - East
Meaning
East
Kunyoumi
ひがし - higashi
Onyoumi
トウ - tou

The sun rises from the east, and you can see a tree in front of the rising sun. That’s an easy way to remember the kanji 東. It can be interpreted as combination of the kanji sun (日) and tree (木). The original kanji’s depiction is actually a bag tied at both ends.

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