TAKOBOTO

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越す超す
Readings
こす
kosu
Meanings
Godan verb with 'su' ending
to cross over (e.g. mountain), to go acrossdépasser, passer (au delà, au dessus de), surpasser, traverser

to go over (e.g. with audience)
to pass time (e.g. a winter)
often 超す
to surpass, to be better than, to exceed

to move house
See also: お越し
Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language
to go, to comeкостю́мhinübergehen, überschreiten, eine Zeit überschreiten, durchgehen, durchreisen, (einen Standard) überschreiten, übersteigen, überholen, hinter sich lassen, übertreffen, überflügeln, besser sein, stärker sein, glücklich hinwegkommen, glücklich überkommen, überwinden, umziehen, seinen Wohnsitz verlegen, seine Wohnung wechseln, gehen, kommen

Kanji
ON: エツ, オツKUN: こ.す, -こ.す, -ご.し, こ.える, -ご.え
surpass, cross over, move to, exceed, Vietnam

ON: チョウKUN: こ.える, こ.す
transcend, super-, ultra-

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
またお越しください。Parts: (また), 越す (こす), 下さい (ください)
船は今夜赤道を越すだろう。Parts: (ふね), 今夜 (こんや), 赤道 (せきどう), 越す (こす), だろう (だろ)The ship will cross the equator tonight.
Das Schiff wird wohl heute Nacht den Äquator überqueren.

どうやって彼らはあのテントで寒い冬を越せるのだろうか。Parts: どうやって, 彼ら (かれら), 彼の (あの), テント, 寒い (さむい), (ふゆ), 越す (こす), だろう (だろ)How will they get through the cold winter in that tent?

おばあさんが隣に越してきた。Parts: お祖母さん (おばあさん), (となり), 越す (こす), 来る (くる)An old lady moved to place next door.

2030年までには、全人口の21パーセントが65歳を越すようになる。Parts: (ねん), (まで), には, (ぜん), 人口 (じんこう), パーセント, (さい), 越す (こす), ようになるEn 2030, vingt-et-un pour cent de la population aura plus de soixante-cinq ans.
By 2030 twenty-one percent of its population will be over sixty-five.

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