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English Definitioneast and west
See alsodōngxi thing; stuff; person
Simplified Script东西
Traditional Script東西
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄨㄥ ㄒㄧ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dung1sai1
Measure Words,
Word Decomposition
dōngeast; host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest); landlord; (Chinese surname)
西 west; the West; abbr. for Spain 西班牙; Spanish

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Words With Same Head Word    
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    
陕西shǎnxīShaanxi province (Shensi) in northwest China, abbr. , capital Xi’an 西安市
山西shānxīShanxi province (Shansi) in north China between Hebei and Shaanxi, abbr. capital Taiyuan 太原
广西guǎngxīGuangxi Zhuang autonomous region 广西壮族自治区 (Zhuang: Gvangjsih Bouxcuengh Swcigih) in southwest China on the border with Vietnam, abbr. , capital Nanning 南宁until 1959, Guangxi province
江西jiāngxīJiangxi province (Kiangsi) in southeast China, abbr. , capital Nanchang 南昌
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