(héng)

HSK 6

Meaning

  1. horizontal
  2. across
  3. (horizontal character stroke)

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • héng > heng2

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
纵横 zònghéng able to move unhindered/length and breadth
才华横溢 cái huá héng yì brimming over with talent (esp. literary)/brilliant
打横炮 dǎ héng pào to butt in/to interfere/to make things difficult
发横财 fā hèng cái to make easy money/to make a fortune/to line one's pockets
飞来横祸 fēi lái hèng huò sudden and unexpected disaster (idiom)
合纵连横 Hé zòng Lián héng Vertical and Horizontal Alliance, opposing stratagems devised by the School of Diplomacy 縱橫家|纵横家[Zòng héng jiā] during the Warring States Period (425-221 BC)
横斑腹小鸮 héng bān fù xiǎo xiāo (bird species of China) spotted owlet (Athene brama)
横斑林莺 héng bān lín yīng (bird species of China) barred warbler (Sylvia nisoria)
横暴 hèng bào brutal/violent
横笔 héng bǐ bristles lying down (brush movement in painting)
横匾 héng biǎn horizontal tablet (for an inscription)
横标 héng biāo banner/horizontal slogan or advertisement
横滨 Héng bīn Yokohama, Japan
横滨市 Héng bīn shì Yokohama, major port city in Kanagawa prefecture 神奈川縣|神奈川县[Shén nài chuān xiàn], Japan
横波 héng bō transverse wave
横步 héng bù sidestep (in dance)/step sideways
横财 hèng cái easy money/windfall/ill-gotten gains/undeserved fortune/illegal profit
横陈 héng chén to lie in disarray/to cut across/to traverse
横冲直撞 héng chōng zhí zhuàng lit. bashing sideways and colliding straight on (idiom)/to push through shoving and bumping/to barge/to charge around violently
横穿 héng chuān to cross/to traverse
横吹 héng chuī military wind and percussion music played on horseback under the Han/transverse flute/to play such a flute
横刀夺爱 héng dāo duó ài to rob sb of sth they cherish (idiom)
横渡 héng dù to cross (a body of water)
横断 héng duàn to cross (a road, an ocean etc)/to cut across
横断步道 héng duàn bù dào pedestrian crossing
横断面 héng duàn miàn horizontal section
横段山脉 Héng duàn shān mài Hengduan mountains dividing Sichuan from Tibet
横断山脉 Héng duàn shān mài Hengduan mountains, several parallel mountain ranges on the border between west Yunnan and Sichuan and east Tibet
横断物 héng duàn wù transverse object
横队 héng duì row/horizontal troop formation
横额 héng é horizontal tablet (for an inscription)
横翻筋斗 héng fān jīn dǒu to turn cartwheels
横飞 héng fēi to splash across/to splatter
横峰 Héng fēng Hengfeng county in Shangrao 上饒|上饶, Jiangxi
横峰县 Héng fēng xiàn Hengfeng county in Shangrao 上饒|上饶, Jiangxi
横幅 héng fú horizontal scroll/banner/streamer
横幅标语 héng fú biāo yǔ slogan banner
横杠 héng gàng bar/horizontal bar
横纲 héng gāng yokozuna
横膈 héng gé diaphragm
横隔 héng gé tabula (horizontal floor of polyp)
横膈膜 héng gé mó diaphragm/also written 橫隔膜|横隔膜[héng gé mó]
横隔膜 héng gé mó diaphragm
横钩 héng gōu horizontal stroke with a hook at the end (in Chinese characters)
横骨 héng gǔ pubic bone
横贯 héng guàn horizontal traverse/to cut across/to cross transversally
横过 héng guò to traverse
横桁帆 héng héng fān boom sail
横祸 hèng huò unexpected calamity
横加 héng jiā violently/flagrantly
横加指责 héng jiā zhǐ zé to blame unscrupulously
横街 héng jiē side street/road branching from the main street
横截 héng jié to cut across/cross-sectional/transverse
横结肠 héng jié cháng transverse colon (anatomy)/second section of large intestine
横截面 héng jié miàn cross-section
横截线 héng jié xiàn transversal line
横筋斗 héng jīn dǒu cartwheel
横空 héng kōng filling the atmosphere/covering the sky
横跨 héng kuà to span/to stretch across/to travel across
横棱纹 héng léng wén crosswise pattern
横梁 héng liáng beam
横流 héng liú to overflow/transverse flow/to flow over/cross flow
横路 héng lù side street/crossroad
横蛮 hèng mán see 蠻橫|蛮横[mán hèng]
横楣 héng méi lintel
横眉 héng méi to concentrate one's eyebrows/to frown/to scowl
横眉冷对千夫指 héng méi lěng duì qiān fū zhǐ to face a thousand pointing fingers with a cool scowl (citation from Lu Xun)/to treat with disdain/to defy
横眉立目 héng méi lì mù to scowl and stare down/to defy
横眉怒目 héng méi nù mù lit. furrowed brows and blazing eyes/to dart looks of hate at sb (idiom)
横眉竖眼 héng méi shù yǎn to scowl fiercely/to glare
横楣子 héng méi zi lintel
横木 héng mù horizontal beam/wooden crossbar/thwart
横爬行 héng pá xíng to walk sideways/crab-wise
横排 héng pái horizontal setting (printing)
横批 héng pī horizontal scroll (for inscription)
横剖面 héng pōu miàn horizontal section
横七竖八 héng qī shù bā in disorder/at sixes and sevens (idiom)
横切 héng qiē to cut across/a horizontal cut
横肉 héng ròu fierce-looking
横三竖四 héng sān shù sì in disorder/in a tremendous mess
横扫 héng sǎo to sweep away/to sweep across
横扫千军 héng sǎo qiān jūn total annihilation
横山 Héng shān Hengshan County in Yulin 榆林[Yú lín], Shaanxi/Hengshan township in Hsinchu County 新竹縣|新竹县[Xīn zhú Xiàn], northwest Taiwan/Yokoyama (Japanese surname)
横山县 Héng shān Xiàn Hengshan County in Yulin 榆林[Yú lín], Shaanxi
横山乡 Héng shān xiāng Hengshan township in Hsinchu County 新竹縣|新竹县[Xīn zhú Xiàn], northwest Taiwan
横神经 héng shén jīng transverse commissure
横生 héng shēng to grow without restraint/overflowing with/to happen unexpectedly
横生枝节 héng shēng zhī jié to deliberately complicate an issue (idiom)
横是 héng shi probably/most likely
横尸遍野 héng shī biàn yě corpses strew the field/deadly (conflict)
横竖 héng shu anyway
横竖劲儿 héng shù jìn er firmness of determination
横说竖说 héng shuō shù shuō to explain sth over and over again/to repeat
横死 hèng sǐ to die by violence
横躺 héng tǎng to lie flat
横躺竖卧 héng tǎng shù wò to lie down all over the place/exhausted and in disarray
横挑鼻子竖挑眼 héng tiāo bí zi shù tiāo yǎn to pick on sth incessantly (idiom)/to criticize right and left
横头横脑 héng tóu héng nǎo coarse and arrogant/always in the right
横纹 héng wén horizontal stripe/striation
横纹肌 héng wén jī striated muscle
横卧 héng wò to recline
横线 héng xiàn horizontal line/horizontal coordinate line
横县 Héng xiàn Heng county in Nanning 南寧|南宁[Nán níng], Guangxi
横向 héng xiàng horizontal/orthogonal/perpendicular/lateral/crosswise
横斜 héng xié oblique/slanting
横斜钩 héng xié gōu ⺄ stroke in Chinese characters
横心 héng xīn to steel oneself/to harden one's heart
横行 héng xíng to go on the rampage/to riot/to run amuck
横行霸道 héng xíng bà dào to oppress/to rule as a despot/to tyrannize
横须贺 Héng xū hè Yokosuka (port and navy base in the Tokyo bay)
横须贺市 Héng xū hè shì Yokosuka city and US naval base to the west of Yokohama, Japan
横眼 héng yǎn from the side of the eye/askance
横摇 héng yáo rolling motion (of a boat)
横溢 héng yì to overflow/brimming with
横越 héng yuè to cross/to pass over/to traverse/trans-
横折 héng zhé (horizontal-starting right angle character stroke)
横摺 héng zhé horizontal fold or tuck
横振动 héng zhèn dòng transverse vibration
横正暴敛 héng zhèng bào liǎn to levy exorbitant taxes (idiom)
横征暴敛 héng zhēng bào liǎn to tax by force and extort levies (idiom)/to screw taxes out of the people by force
横直 héng zhí (colloquial) whatever/come what may
横坐标 héng zuò biāo horizontal coordinate/abscissa
骄横 jiāo hèng arrogant/overbearing
老气横秋 lǎo qì héng qiū old and decrepit/proud of one's age and experience (idiom)
连横 Lián Héng Horizontal Alliance, clique of the School of Diplomacy 縱橫家|纵横家[Zòng héng jiā] during the Warring States Period (425-221 BC)
蛮横 mán hèng rude and unreasonable
蛮横无理 mán hèng wú lǐ rude and unreasonable
妙趣横生 miào qù héng shēng endlessly interesting (idiom)/very witty
妙语横生 miào yǔ héng shēng to be full of wit and humor
强横 qiáng hèng surly and unreasoning/bullying/tyrannical
人行横道 rén xíng héng dào pedestrian crossing
人行横道线 rén xíng héng dào xiàn crosswalk/pedestrian crossing with zebra stripes
水横枝 shuǐ héng zhī cape jasmine (Gardenia jasminoides), esp. grown as bonsai
涕泗横流 tì sì héng liú tears and mucus flowing profusely/sniveling/in a tragic state
涕泗纵横 tì sì zòng héng tears and mucus flowing profusely/sniveling/in a tragic state
窝里横 wō li hèng (coll.) meek and civil in public, but a tyrant at home
血肉横飞 xuè ròu héng fēi flesh and blood flying (idiom)/carnage/people blown to pieces
眼泪横流 yǎn lèi hèng liú to be overflowing with tears (idiom)
枝节横生 zhī jié héng shēng side issues keep arising (idiom)
专横 zhuān hèng imperious/peremptory
纵横 zòng héng lit. warp and weft in weaving/vertically and horizontal/length and breadth/criss-crossed/able to move unhindered/abbr. for 合縱連橫|合纵连横[Hé zòng Lián héng], School of Diplomacy during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC)
纵横驰骋 zòng héng chí chěng to criss-cross/to run unhindered across the whole country
纵横家 Zòng héng jiā School of Diplomacy of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) whose leading advocates were Su Qin 蘇秦|苏秦[Sū Qín] and Zhang Yi 張儀|张仪[Zhàng Yí]
纵横交错 zòng héng jiāo cuò criss-crossed (idiom)
纵横字谜 zòng héng zì mí crossword

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