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kuà

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kuà Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
kuà | kua4
English translation
to step across
to stride over
to straddle
to span
to straddle, to ride; to span, to stretch across

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About kuà

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Number of strokes

13

Traditional form

kuà

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

foot

Etymology of kuà

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

足夸

Semantic compound

Phonetic compound

kuā

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Example sentences using kuà

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布鲁斯 bù lǔ sī 接通 jiē tōng le 低速 dǎng ,开车 kāi chē 速度 sùdù kuài Líng rén 害怕 hàipà ; zài 使 shǐ 前轮 qián lún 分跨 de liè de 同时 tóngshí 曲曲 shé 折地前进 qián jìn .

Bruce engaged low gear and drove at a terrifying speed, keeping the front wheels astride the crack as he followed its zig - zag course.

这些 zhè xiē 矿藏 kuàng cáng 绵延 mián yán 一百公里 gōnglǐ ,跨越 kuà yuè xiàn .

The deposits spread for 100 kilometers across four counties.

tóng 那些 nà xiē 跨国 kuà guó 公司 gōngsī ,这些 zhè xiē 当地 dāngdì de 公司 gōngsī 不过 bùguò shì xiǎo 鱼小 xiā .

These local companies are only small fry compared with the huge multinationals.

傲然 aò rán kuà chū 电梯 diàntī , zǒu dào èr Lóu ,刚好 gāng hǎo zhàn zài 那儿 nà r .

Haughtily, he stalked out onto the second floor where I was standing.

篱笆 lí ba tài ǎi , Lián 十几 shí jǐ suì de 孩子 háizi dōu Néng kuà 过去 guòqu .

The fence is so low that even a ten - year - old boy can stride it.

Words with kuà

Explore 14 words and sayings that include the Chinese character kuà in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
kuà to span kuà
跨越 kuà yuè step over跨越 kuà yuè
跨过 kuà guò to surmount跨過
跨国 kuà guó transnational跨國
跨国公司 kuà guó gōng sī transnational corporation跨國公司
横跨 héng kuà to span橫跨
跨度 kuà dù span跨度 kuà dù
跨越式 kuà yuè shì breakthrough跨越式 kuà yuè shì
跨步 kuà bù to take a (striding) step跨步 kuà bù
跨栏 kuà lán hurdles跨欄
跨上 kuà shàng to mount (a horse, bike, flight of stairs, rickshaw etc)跨上 kuà shàng
跨学科 kuà xué kē interdisciplinary跨學科
跨线桥 kuà xiàn qiáo flyover (road bridge)跨線橋
跨国化 kuà guó huà to globalize跨國化

kuà Decomposition & Compounds

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kuà Decomposition

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