East is ane o the fower main airtins, or airts, on a compass. East is for ordinar tae the richt on maist cairts. Japan is east o Cheenae, Saudi Arabie is east o Egyp, an Swaden is east o Norrowey. The kintras in the Eastren Mediterranean an aroond the Reid Sea an the Gulf o Arabie are for ordinar cried the "Middle East". Cheenae, Indie, Japan, an ither kintras in that pairt o the warld mak up the "Faur East." The sun an muin rise in the east.