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Meaning of 横

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(Trad.: 橫)
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
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  • Pinyin: héng

    English Definition: horizontal; across; crosswise; horizontal stroke (in Chinese characters); to place (sth) flat (on a surface); to cross (a river, etc); in a jumble; chaotic; (in fixed expressions) harsh and unreasonable; violent
    Chinese Definition:
    ①跟地面平行的,与“竖”、“直”相对:横梁。横楣。横额。横幅。横批。横披(长条形横幅字画)。横匾。横标。横空。
    ②左右向的,跟目视方向垂直的,与“竖”、“直”、“纵”相对:横写。横排。横向。横斜。纵横。
    ③地理学上指东西向的:与“纵”相对:横贯东西。
    ④纵直竖。

    Example Words:
    纵横 zòng héng lit. warp and weft in weaving; vertically and horizontal; length and breadth; criss-crossed; able to move unhindered; abbr. for 合纵连横 , School of Diplomacy during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC)
    横向 héng xiàng horizontal; orthogonal; perpendicular; lateral; crosswise
    横行 héng xíng to go on the rampage; to riot; to run amuck
    横幅 héng horizontal scroll; banner; streamer
    横跨 héng kuà to span; to stretch across; to travel across
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  • Pinyin: hèng

    English Definition: harsh and unreasonable; unexpected
    Chinese Definition:
    ①凶暴,不讲理;蛮横。强横。横暴。横蛮。
    ②意外的,不寻常的:横财。横祸。横事。横死。
    ③纵直竖。

    Example Words:
    蛮横 mán hèng rude and unreasonable
    骄横 jiāo hèng arrogant; overbearing
    专横 zhuān hèng imperious; peremptory
    横祸 hèng huò unexpected calamity
    横财 hèng cái easy money; windfall; ill-gotten gains; undeserved fortune; illegal profit
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