Meaning of 跃

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(Trad.: 躍)
Pinyin: yuè
English Definition: to jump; to leap
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (foot) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] foot; to attain, to satisfy; enough
    • [ yāo ] young, energetic; to die young
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Example Words
活跃 huó yuè active; lively; excited; to enliven; to brighten up
飞跃 fēi yuè to leap
踊跃 yǒng yuè to leap; to jump; eager; enthusiastically
跳跃 tiào yuè to jump; to leap; to bound; to skip
跃进 yuè jìn to leap forward; to make rapid progress; a leap forward
More: 跃* | *跃 | *跃*
Example Sentences
If you can totally concentrate on your learning, in half a year or one year, you will suddenly realize that your English level has leapt to another stage!
These little guys are masters of acrobatics, well-known for jumping out of the water and spinning in the air as they swim.
Sales of new homes in America jumped by 11% in June compared with May, the biggest increase in nearly nine years.
Later, when she mentioned to her husband how she missed those lilacs, he popped up from his chair.
"In so much pain " he would tell me "they jump the second they think they're over the mother river.