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English Definitionthrough; via
Simplified Script透过
Traditional Script透過
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄡˋ ㄍㄨㄛˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tau3gwo3
Part of Speech(介) preposition
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
tòuto penetrate; to pass through; thoroughly; completely; transparent; to appear; to show
guòto cross; to go over; to pass (time); to celebrate (a holiday); to live; to get along; excessively; too-; fault; mistake; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
透明tòumíngtransparent; open (non-secretive)
透彻tòuchèpenetrating; thorough; incisive
透明度tòumíng dùtransparency; (policy of) openness
透露tòulùto leak out; to divulge; to reveal
透视tòushìto see through; perspective; to examine by fluoroscopy (i.e. X-ray)
Words With Same Tail Word    
通过tōngguòby means of; through; via; to pass through; to get through; to adopt; to pass (a bill or inspection etc); to switch over
经过jīngguòto pass; to go through; process; course
不过bùguòonly; merely; no more than; but; however; anyway (to get back to a previous topic); cannot be more (after adjectival)
超过chāoguòto surpass; to exceed; to outstrip
度过dùguòto pass; to spend (time); to survive; to get through
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