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东南
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English Definitionsoutheast
Simplified Script东南
Traditional Script東南
Pinyindōngnán
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄨㄥ ㄋㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dung1naam4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure WordsNone
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Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
dōngeast; host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest); landlord; (Chinese surname)
nánsouth; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
东西dōngxithing; stuff; person
东北dōngběinortheast; Northeast China; Manchuria
东方dōngfāngeast; the East; the Orient; (Chinese surname)
东部dōngbùthe east; eastern part
东面dōngmiàneast side (of something)
Words With Same Tail Word    
西南xīnánsouthwest
河南hénánHenan province (Honan) in central China, abbr. , capital Zhengzhou 郑州
湖南húnánHunan province in south central China, abbr. , capital Changsha 长沙
越南yuènánVietnam; Vietnamese
海南hǎinánHainan Province, in the South China Sea, short name , capital Haikou 海口; Hainan Island; Hainan District of Wuhai City 乌海市, Inner Mongolia; Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture 海南藏族自治州, Qinghai
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