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The sun rises in the east.
The character ‘east’ 東 is a combination of ‘tree’ 木 and ‘sun’ 日. I like to remember the character by thinking about a person catching a first glimpse of the sunrise through the trees.
木 (tree) + 日 (sun) = 東 (east)

東/东 pinyin: dōng/dong1

Source: Chineasy

 

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