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English Definitionto cross; to pass over; to traverse; trans-
Simplified Script横越
Traditional Script橫越
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄥˊ ㄩㄝˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)waang4jyut6
Word Decomposition
hénghorizontal; across; (horizontal character stroke)
yuèto exceed; to climb over; to surpass; the more... the more; generic word for peoples or states of south China or south Asia at different historical periods; abbr. for Vietnam 越南

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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    
越来越yuè lái yuèmore and more
优越yōuyuèsuperior; superiority
超越chāoyuèto surpass; to exceed; to transcend
卓越zhuóyuèoutstanding; surpassing; distinguished; splendid
跨越kuàyuèto step across; step over
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