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東方
Readings
とうほう
touhou
ひがしかた
higashikata
ひがしがた
higashigata
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
eastern directionà l'est, orient

the Orient
Meaning restricted to ひがしかた
Meaning restricted to ひがしがた
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Martial arts term
eastern fighter in a match (e.g. sumo wrestling)восто́чное направле́ние, восто́кöstliche Richtung, Osten

Kanji
ON: トウKUN: ひがし
east

ON: ホウKUN: かた, -かた, -がた
direction, person, alternative

Example sentences
日本は中国の東方にある。Parts: 日本 (にほん), 中国 (ちゅうごく), 東方 (とうほう), 有る (ある)Le Japon est à l'est de la Chine.
Japan is to the east of China.

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