8 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 2nd grade
JLPT exam level N5

east

Kun'yomi
  • ひがし east
On'yomi
  • トウ
Nanori
  • あい
  • あがり
  • あずま eastern Japan (esp. Kamakura or Edo, from perspective of Kyoto or Nara), eastern provinces
  • あづま eastern Japan (esp. Kamakura or Edo, from perspective of Kyoto or Nara), eastern provinces
  • こち
  • さき
  • しの
  • とお
  • はる
  • ひが
  • もと

Main Radical

(KanXi) 丿(Nelson)

Character Breakdown

east
トウ ひがし あい (2nd, N5)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ ジツ (1st, N5)

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References

Unicode hex code 6771
JIS X 0208 1-37-76
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Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 0a8.9
Four corner code 5090.6
De Roo Code 1564