越 means 'surpass'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 554   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-14    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 27    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 36 words   Used in 177 words   Used in 2097 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
     える to surpass
On    オツ
Kun    -ご   -ご
Name    えち   えっ   お   こえ   こし   ごえ   ごし   ごや
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If you want to outdistance others, beat them to the punch, defer work till later, move to Kawagoe, climb over a wall, cross a mountain, be promoted over your boss, or simply excel, you'll need 越. It's also useful for violating borders and walking all over people. Finally, 越 enables you to cross into a new year - if you've taken the proper measures to welcome the New Year's gods.
⿺   run   warrior  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 越 is used 14 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
Across all words in Japanese, 越 is used 164 times, read 5 ways (with 4 variations).
エツ : 43 words FIND ALL
supremacy; predominance; being superior to
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エツ (read as えっ) : 12 words FIND ALL
border transgression
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オツ : 2 words FIND ALL
alms-giver; person who donates to a monk or a temple; dana-pati
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Most common form: 引越す
'su' godan verb, intransitive verb
to move (house); to change residence
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(read as ご) : 33 words FIND ALL
noun (suffix)
1. across; over; beyond; through; crossing
2. throughout (a period of time); for
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(read as こし) : 5 words FIND ALL
Mitsukoshi (department store)
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-ご (read as ごし) : 1 word FIND ALL
over center field (centre)
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-ご (read as ごえ) : 1 word FIND ALL
variety of sweet potato with red skin and sweet yellow flesh (product of the Kawagoe region)
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えち: 3 words. FIND ALL
Echigo; old name for Niigata Prefecture
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An additional 13 less common words include 越 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1021  Joy o' Kanji : 1021  Key to Kanji: 47 

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エツ   こ    こえる to surpass   
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ソウ   はし run   
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tasseled spear
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