Meaning of 较

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(Trad.: 較)
Pinyin: jiào
English Definition: to compare; to dispute; compared to; (before adj.) relatively; comparatively; rather; also pr. [jiao3]
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (cart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ chē ] cart, vehicle; to move in a cart
    • [ jiāo ] to connect; to deliver, to exchange; to intersect; to mix
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Example Words
比较 jiào to compare; to contrast; comparatively; relatively; quite; comparison
较为 jiào wéi comparatively; relatively; fairly
较量 jiào liàng to pit oneself against sb; to compete with sb; contest; battle; to haggle; to quibble
计较 jiào to bother about; to haggle; to bicker; to argue; plan; stratagem
斤斤计较 jīn jīn jiào to haggle over every ounce; (fig.) to fuss over minor matters; to split hairs
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