dōng winter

Sounds same

dōng (east)

Different tone

dǒng (to understand) dòng (to use)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 冬
Stroke order for character 冬, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Also

冬至 Dōngzhì Dongzhi Festival
Chinese proverb

Proverb

shì tóng rén [yi shi tong ren]
one look same benevolence
Everybody treat same kindness
Treat all people the same
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