generic word for peoples or states of south China or south Asia at different historical periods; abbr. for Vietnam 越南

to exceed; to climb over; to surpass; the more... the more

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巴山越岭 巴山越嶺 ba1 shan1 yue4 ling3
to climb hills and pass over mountains (idiom); to cross mountain after mountain; good at climbing mountains

百越 百越 bai3 yue4
Baiyue, generic term for southern ethnic groups

北越 北越 bei3 yue4
North Vietnam; North Vietnamese

不敢越雷池一步 不敢越雷池一步 bu4 gan3 yue4 lei2 chi2 yi1 bu4
dare not go one step beyond the prescribed limit

不可逾越 不可逾越 bu4 ke3 yu2 yue4
impassable; insurmountable; insuperable

不越雷池 不越雷池 bu4 yue4 lei2 chi2
not overstepping the prescribed limits; to remain within bounds

超越 超越 chao1 yue4
to surpass; to exceed; to transcend

超越数 超越數 chao1 yue4 shu4
transcendental number (math.)

穿越 穿越 chuan1 yue4
to pass through; to cross; to overcome

穿越时空 穿越時空 chuan1 yue4 shi2 kong1
to travel through time

蹿房越脊 躥房越脊 cuan1 fang2 yue4 ji3
lit. to leap the house and cross the roofridge (idiom); dashing over rooftops (of robbers and pursuing knight-errant 俠客|侠客 in fiction)

定向越野 定向越野 ding4 xiang4 yue4 ye3
cross-country orienteering

翻山越岭 翻山越嶺 fan1 shan1 yue4 ling3
to pass over mountains ridges (idiom); fig. hardships of the journey

翻越 翻越 fan1 yue4
to cross; to surmount; to transcend

飞越 飛越 fei1 yue4
to fly across; to fly over; to fly past; (literary) (of one's spirits) to soar

桂北越城岭 桂北越城嶺 gui4 bei3 yue4 cheng2 ling3
Mt Yuexiu, Guanxi

横越 橫越 heng2 yue4
to cross; to pass over; to traverse; trans-

激越 激越 ji1 yue4
intense; loud

僭越 僭越 jian4 yue4
to usurp; to overstep one's authority

跨越 跨越 kua4 yue4
to step across; step over

跨越式 跨越式 kua4 yue4 shi4
breakthrough; going beyond; leap-forward; unusual new development

蔓越橘 蔓越橘 man4 yue4 ju2

蔓越莓 蔓越莓 man4 yue4 mei2

南越 南越 nan2 yue4
South Vietnam; South Vietnamese

内在超越 內在超越 nei4 zai4 chao1 yue4
inner transcendence (perfection through one's own inner moral cultivation, as in Confucianism, for example)

攀越 攀越 pan1 yue4
to climb over; to get over (difficulties); to scale; to surmount

秦越人 秦越人 qin2 yue4 ren2
Qin Yueren (407-310 BC), Warring States physician known for his medical skills

清越 清越 qing1 yue4
clear and melodious

砂拉越 砂拉越 sha1 la1 yue4
see 沙撈越|沙捞越

沙捞越 沙撈越 sha1 lao1 yue4
Sarawak, state of Malaysia in northwest Borneo 婆羅洲|婆罗洲

杀人越货 殺人越貨 sha1 ren2 yue4 huo4
to kill sb for his property (idiom); to murder for money

时空穿越 時空穿越 shi2 kong1 chuan1 yue4
time travel

檀越 檀越 tan2 yue4
(Buddhism) benefactor (designation of a lay person by a monk)

腾越 騰越 teng2 yue4
to jump over; to vault; to soar over

外在超越 外在超越 wai4 zai4 chao1 yue4
outer transcendence (perfection through the agency of God)

吴越 吳越 wu2 yue4
states of south China in different historical periods; proverbially perpetual arch-enemies

吴越春秋 吳越春秋 wu2 yue4 chun1 qiu1
History of the Southern States Wu and Yue (traditional rivals), compiled by Han historian Zhao Ye 趙曄|赵晔, 10 extant scrolls

吴越同舟 吳越同舟 wu2 yue4 tong2 zhou1
Wu and Yue in the same boat (idiom); fig. cooperation between natural rivals; to collaborate towards a common end; in the same boat together

优越 優越 you1 yue4
superior; superiority

逾越 逾越 yu2 yue4
to exceed

逾越节 逾越節 yu2 yue4 jie2
Passover (Jewish holiday)

越帮越忙 越幫越忙 yue4 bang1 yue4 mang2
to be officious; to kibitz; to be meddlesome; to force one's help upon

越城 越城 yue4 cheng2
Yuecheng district of Shaoxing city 紹興市|绍兴市, Zhejiang

越城岭 越城嶺 yue4 cheng2 ling3
Yuecheng mountain range between south Hunan and Guangxi

越城区 越城區 yue4 cheng2 qu1
Yuecheng district of Shaoxing city 紹興市|绍兴市, Zhejiang

越出界线 越出界線 yue4 chu1 jie4 xian4
to exceed; to overstep the limit

越冬 越冬 yue4 dong1
to pass the winter; to overwinter; to live through the winter

越发 越發 yue4 fa1
increasingly; more and more; ever more; all the more

越飞 越飛 yue4 fei1
Adolph Abramovich Joffe (1883-1927), Soviet and Comintern diplomat and spy in 1922-23 in Republican China

越共 越共 yue4 gong4
Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)

越瓜 越瓜 yue4 gua1
snake melon

越光米 越光米 yue4 guang1 mi3
Koshihikari rice (variety of rice popular in Japan)

越轨 越軌 yue4 gui3
to run off the track; to step out of line; to overstep the bounds of propriety

越国 越國 yue4 guo2
Yue state; generic term for states in south China or southeast Asia at different historical periods

越过 越過 yue4 guo4
to cross over; to transcend; to cover distance; to overcome; to rise above

越级 越級 yue4 ji2
to skip a grade; to bypass ranks; to go over the head of one's boss

越界 越界 yue4 jie4
to cross a border; to overstep a bound

越境 越境 yue4 jing4
to cross a border (usually illegally); to sneak in or out of a country

越橘 越橘 yue4 ju2
cowberry; blue berry

越剧 越劇 yue4 ju4
Shaoxing opera

越来越 越來越 yue4 lai2 yue4
more and more

越礼 越禮 yue4 li3
to overstep etiquette; not to observe priorities

越描越黑 越描越黑 yue4 miao2 yue4 hei1
lit. the more you touch things up, the darker they get; fig. to only make matters worse

越南 越南 yue4 nan2
Vietnam; Vietnamese

越南刺鳑鲏 越南刺鰟鮍 yue4 nan2 ci4 pang2 pi2
Acanthorhodeus tonkinensis Vaillant (small carp)

越南盾 越南盾 yue4 nan2 dun4
Vietnamese dong (currency)

越南文 越南文 yue4 nan2 wen2
Vietnamese written language; Vietnamese literature

越南语 越南語 yue4 nan2 yu3
Vietnamese language, Tiếng Việt

越南战争 越南戰爭 yue4 nan2 zhan4 zheng1
Vietnam War; Vietnam Conflict

越侨 越僑 yue4 qiao2
Vietnamese resident in other countries (including in China)

越权 越權 yue4 quan2
to go beyond one's authority; arrogation

越王勾践 越王勾踐 yue4 wang2 gou1 jian4
King Gou Jian of Yue (c. 470 BC), sometimes considered one of the Five Hegemons 春秋五霸

越位 越位 yue4 wei4
offside (sports)

越文 越文 yue4 wen2
Vietnamese written language; Vietnamese literature

越西 越西 yue4 xi1
Yuexi county in Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture 涼山彞族自治州|凉山彝族自治州, south Sichuan

越西县 越西縣 yue4 xi1 xian4
Yuexi county in Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture 涼山彞族自治州|凉山彝族自治州, south Sichuan

越席 越席 yue4 xi2
to leave one's seat

越陷越深 越陷越深 yue4 xian4 yue4 shen1
to fall deeper and deeper (in debt, in love etc)

越秀 越秀 yue4 xiu4
Yuexiu district of Guangzhou city 廣州市|广州市, Guangdong

越秀区 越秀區 yue4 xiu4 qu1
Yuexiu district of Guangzhou city 廣州市|广州市, Guangdong

越演越烈 越演越烈 yue4 yan3 yue4 lie4
to be intensifying; to be getting worse and worse; to start to run rampant

越野 越野 yue4 ye3
cross country

越野车 越野車 yue4 ye3 che1
off-road vehicle

越野跑 越野跑 yue4 ye3 pao3
cross country running

越野赛跑 越野賽跑 yue4 ye3 sai4 pao3
cross-country running

越狱 越獄 yue4 yu4
to break out of prison; to jailbreak (an iOS device etc)

越狱犯 越獄犯 yue4 yu4 fan4
escaped prisoner

越战 越戰 yue4 zhan4
Vietnam War

越障 越障 yue4 zhang4
to surmount obstacles; assault course for training troops

越职 越職 yue4 zhi2
to exceed one's authority; to go beyond the bounds of one's job

越俎代庖 越俎代庖 yue4 zu3 dai4 pao2
lit. to go beyond the sacrificial altar and take over the kitchen (idiom); fig. to exceed one's place and meddle in other people's affairs; to take matters into one's own hands

知识越多越反动 知識越多越反動 zhi1 shi5 yue4 duo1 yue4 fan3 dong4
the more knowledgeable, the more reactionary (absurd anti-intellectual slogan attributed after the event to the Gang of Four 四人幫|四人帮)

中日韩越 中日韓越 zhong1 ri4 han2 yue4
China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam

中越战争 中越戰爭 zhong1 yue4 zhan4 zheng1
the Sino-Vietnamese War, fought between the PRC and Vietnam in 1979; also known as the Third Indochina War

卓越 卓越 zhuo2 yue4
outstanding; surpassing; distinguished; splendid

卓越网 卓越網 zhuo2 yue4 wang3