Meaning of 譬

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Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 20; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] law, rule; to open up, to develop
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
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Example Words
譬如 for example; for instance; such as
譬喻 analogy; metaphor; simile
巧譬善导 qiǎo shàn dǎo skillful in illustrating and apt in instructing (idiom)
能近取譬 néng jìn to put oneself in another's place (idiom)
妙喻取譬 miào to expound with apt analogy (idiom)
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Example Sentences
May this parable help us to be silent, still, and longsuffering.