Compass Directions

 
 Are my translations correct?
 
English                                           Chinese Equivalent                        Pinyun                                          Simple characters

North

North

Bei3

Northeast

East-North

Dong1Bei3

东北

East

East

Dong1

Southeast

East-South

Dong1Nan2

South

South

Nan2

Southwest

West-South

Xi1Nan2

西南

West

West

Xi1

西

Northwest

West-North

Xi1Bei3

西北

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About blueturtle7645

I love learning the Chinese language and reading about Chinese history and culture.
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2 Responses to Compass Directions

  1. Bill says:

    hi, Andy, your translations are absolutely correct, except these two typing error.
     
    * Pinyun –>Pinyin
    * Southeast–>东南

  2. Zhen says:

    hi, Andy, It’s a long time since a visit your blog last:) I have already obtain my Ph. D. and married 4 months ago:)
    If you are interested with my wedding pic, welcome to my blog:)
    By the way, Bill\’s commend is right.

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