ひがし - higashi
トウ - tou
The sun rises from the east, and you can see a tree in front of the rising sun. That’s an easy way to remember the kanji 東. It can be interpreted as combination of the kanji sun (日) and tree (木). The original kanji’s depiction is actually a bag tied at both ends.
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