Decoded Slug: Combinations of the words 'đông', 'tây', 'nam', 'bắc'

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Combinations of the words 'đông', 'tây', 'nam', 'bắc'

Combinations of the words 'đông', 'tây', 'nam', 'bắc'

Short explanation:

Used to describe directions and geographical locations.


Direction/Location self-description or Direction [đông]/[tây]/[nam]/[bắc] + specific direction/location


Việt Nam nằm ở khu vực Đông Nam Á.
Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia.
Mặt trời mọc ở phía đông và lặn ở phía tây.
The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
Canada nằm ở phía bắc nước Mỹ.
Canada is located in the north of the United States.
Ai Cập nằm ở phía bắc châu Phi.
Egypt is located in the north of Africa.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese words 'đông', 'tây', 'nam', and 'bắc' represent the four cardinal directions: 'đông' means 'east', 'tây' means 'west', 'nam' means 'south', and 'bắc' means 'north'. These words can be combined to describe more specific directions or the geographical location of a place.

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