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English Definitioneast; host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest); landlord; (Chinese surname)
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄉㄨㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dung1
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
东西dōngxithing; stuff; person
东北dōngběinortheast; Northeast China; Manchuria
东南dōngnánsoutheast
东方dōngfāngeast; the East; the Orient; (Chinese surname)
东部dōngbùthe east; eastern part
Words With Same Tail Word    
房东fángdōnglandlord
股东gǔdōngshareholder; stockholder
做东zuòdōngto act as host
广东guǎngdōngGuangdong province (Kwangtung) in south China, short name , capital Guangzhou 广州
山东shāndōngShandong province (Shantung) in northeast China, abbr. , capital 济南
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