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越 yuè: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

越 (yuè) English Meaning

  • to exceed
  • to climb over
  • to surpass
  • the more… the more

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 他越说越兴奋。
    Tā yuè shuō yuè xīngfèn.
    As he talked, he got more and more excited.
  • 攀登者越爬越高。
    Pāndēng zhě yuè pá yuè gāo.
    The climbers climbed higher and higher.
  • 我们越等越不耐烦。
    Wǒmen yuè děng yuè bù nàifán.
    The longer we waited, the more impatient we became.
  • 越懒越不省力。
    Yuè lǎn yuè bù xǐng lì.
    Idle folks take the most pains.
  • 他年纪越大变得越顽固。
    Tā niánjì yuè dà biàn dé yuè wángù.
    He became more obstinate as he grew older.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

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  • 戉 (yuè): a battle-axe used in ancient China

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 越

HSK 3 Word List

  •  (yuè): to exceed; to climb over; to surpass; the more… the more

HSK 6 Word List

  • 超越 (chāo yuè): to surpass; to exceed; to transcend
  • 穿越 (chuān yuè): to pass through; to cross; to overcome
  • 优越 (yōu yuè): superior; superiority
  • 卓越 (zhuó yuè): distinction; excellence; outstanding; surpassing; distinguished; splendid
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