FEEDBACK

Meaning of 比

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
Pinyin:
English Definition: Belgium; Belgian; abbr. for 比利时 ; to compare; (followed by a noun and adjective) more {adj.} than {noun}; ratio; to gesture; (Taiwan pr. [bi4] in some compounds derived from Classical Chinese)
Chinese Definition:
①较量高低、长短、远近、好坏等:比赛。比附。对比。评比。
②能够相匹:今非昔比。无与伦比。
③表示比赛双方胜负的对比:三比二。
④表示两个数字之间的倍数、分数等关系:比例。比值。
⑤譬喻,摹拟:比如。比方。比兴(xìng)(文学写作的两种手法。“比”是譬喻;“兴”是烘托)。比画。比况(比照,相比)。
⑥靠近,挨着:比比(一个挨一个,如“比比皆是”)。比肩继踵。比邻。鳞次栉比。
⑦和,亲:比顺。
⑧及,等到:比及。

Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Ideographic: Two spoons side-by-side; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] spoon, ladle; knife, dirk
    • [ ] spoon, ladle; knife, dirk
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Customize Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 比
Example Words:
比较 [ jiào ]: to compare; to contrast; comparatively; relatively; quite; comparison
比赛 [ sài ]: competition (sports etc); match; Classifiers: , ; to compete
比如 [ ]: for example; for instance; such as
比例 [ ]: proportion; scale
More: 比* | *比 | *比*
Example Sentences