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English Definitionto cross; to traverse
Simplified Script横穿
Traditional Script橫穿
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄥˊ ㄔㄨㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)waang4cyun1
Word Decomposition
hénghorizontal; across; (horizontal character stroke)
穿 chuānto wear; to put on; to dress; to bore through; to pierce; to perforate; to penetrate; to pass through; to thread

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Words With Same Head Word    
横行héngxíngto go on the rampage; to riot; to run amuck
横排héngpáihorizontal setting (printing)
横切héngqiēto cut across; a horizontal cut
横加héngjiāviolently; flagrantly
横匾héngbiǎnhorizontal tablet (for an inscription)
Words With Same Tail Word    
没吃没穿méi chī méi chuānto be without food or clothing (idiom); to be very poor
贯穿guànchuānto run through; a connecting thread from beginning to end; to link
冻穿dòngchuānfrostbite; chilblain
刺穿cìchuānto skewer; to impale; to pierce through
吃穿chīchuānfood and clothing
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