Meaning of 赛

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(Trad.: 賽)
Pinyin: sài
English Definition: to compete; competition; match; to surpass; better than; superior to; to excel
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (money) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [gàimian2] roof; house
    • Above to below
      • [ bèi ] sea shell; money, currency
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Example Words
比赛 sài competition (sports etc); match; Classifiers: , ; to compete
联赛 lián sài (sports) league; league tournament
决赛 jué sài finals (of a competition)
竞赛 jìng sài race; competition; Classifiers:
锦标赛 jǐn biāo sài championship contest; championships
More: 赛* | *赛 | *赛*
Example Sentences
I'll race you to the bus stop.
Young people surpass old men in strength.
Next Monday I had a baseball game and my friend, another player on the team, had brought a friend.
Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keepeth not the sabbath day.
I often hear complaints from runners in the summer because they feel like they're not making any progress and they're worried about being ready for fall races.