Nín bùkě tōngguò.
You shall not pass.
Yú tōngguò sāi hūxī.
A fish breathes through its gills.
Tā tōngguò cèyànle ma?
Did he pass the test?
Tāmen bù huì tōngguò de!
They will not pass!
Tā tōngguò kǎoshìle ma?
Did he pass the exam?
Tā wúfǎ tōngguò kǎoshì.
He couldn’t pass the examination.
Stroke Order & Character Components
通 (tōng): to go through; to know well; (suffix) expert; to connect; to communicate; open; to clear; classifier for letters, telegrams, phone calls, etc.
过 (guò): to cross; to go over; to pass (time); (experienced action marker); to celebrate (a holiday); to live; to get along; excessively; too-
- 辶 (chuò): brisk walking
- 寸 (cùn): thumb
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 通
- 交通 (jiāo tōng): traffic; communications; liaison; to be connected
- 普通话 (pǔ tōng huà): Mandarin (common language); Putonghua (common speech of the Chinese language); ordinary speech
- 通过 (tōng guò): to pass through; to get through; by means of; through; via; to adopt; to pass (a bill); to switch over
- 通知 (tōng zhī): to notify; to inform; notice; notification; CL: 個|个(gè)
HSK 5 Word List
- 沟通 (gōu tōng): communicate
- 通常 (tōng cháng): usual; regular; ordinary; normal
HSK 6 Word List
- 畅通 (chàng tōng): unimpeded; free-flowing; straight path; unclogged; move without obstruction
- 精通 (jīng tōng): proficient
- 卡通 (kǎ tōng): cartoon
- 流通 (liú tōng): to circulate
- 通货膨胀 (tōng huò péng zhàng): inflation
- 通缉 (tōng jī): to order the arrest of somebody as criminal; to list as wanted;
- 通俗 (tōng sú): common; everyday; average
- 通讯 (tōng xùn): communications; a news story (e.g. dispatched over the wire); CL: 個|个(gè)
- 通用 (tōng yòng): common (use); interchangeable
*CL: Classifier/Measure Word
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 过
- 过(guo): (used after a verb) to indicate the completion of an action
- 过(guò): to cross; to go over; to pass (time); to get along
- 过去(guò qu): (in the) past; former; previous; to go over; to pass by
- 经过(jīng guò): to pass; to go through; process; course; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 难过(nán guò): feel sorry; be grieved
- 不过(bú guò): only; merely; no more than; but; however; anyway (to get back to a previous topic)
- 超过(chāo guò): to surpass; to exceed; to outstrip
- 过程(guò chéng): course of events; process; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 通过(tōng guò): to pass through; to get through; by means of; through; via; to adopt; to pass (a bill); to switch over
- 度过(dù guò): to spend; to pass: to get through; to survive
- 过分(guò fèn): excessive; undue; overly
- 过敏(guò mǐn): to be allergic; allergy
- 过期(guò qī): to be overdue; to exceed the time limit; to expire (as in expiration date)
- 过度(guò dù): excessive; over-; excess; going too far; extravagant; intemperate; overdue
- 过渡(guò dù): to cross over (by ferry); transition; interim; caretaker (administration)
- 过奖(guò jiǎng): to over-praise; to flatter
- 过滤(guò lǜ): to filter; filter
- 过失(guò shī): defect; fault
- 过问(guò wèn): to show an interest in; to get involved with
- 过瘾(guò yǐn): to satisfy a craving; to get a kick out of something; gratifying; immensely enjoyable; satisfying; fulfilling
- 过于(guò yú): too much; excessively
*CL: Classifier/Measure Word