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比赛 bǐ sài: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

比赛 (bǐ sài) English Meaning

  • competition (sports, etc.)
  • match

Traditional Characters: 比賽

比 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

赛 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (chǎng)
  • (cì)

Sample Sentences

  • 比赛后我浑身疼痛。
    Bǐsài hòu wǒ húnshēn téngtòng.
    I’m aching all over after the match.
  • 我曾与他的比赛网球。
    Wǒ céng yǔ tā de bǐsài wǎngqiú.
    I had a tennis match with him.
  • 比赛之后我汗流浃背。
    Bǐsài zhīhòu wǒ hànliújiābèi.
    After the match, I was bathed with sweat.
  • 你认为谁会赢得比赛?
    Nǐ rènwéi shéi huì yíngdé bǐsài?
    Who do you think is going to win the match?
  • 只有四匹马参加了比赛。
    Zhǐyǒu sì pǐ mǎ cānjiāle bǐsài.
    Only four horses participated in the competition.
  • 我们队输了第一场比赛。
    Wǒmen duì shūle dì yī chǎng bǐsài.
    Our team lost the first match.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

比 (bǐ): to associate with; to be near

  •  (bǐ): to confront

赛 (sài): to compete; competition; match; to surpass; better than; superior to; to excel

  • 宀 (mián): roof
  • 井 (jǐng): Jing, one of the 28 constellations of Chinese astronomy; surname Jing;
  • 大 (dà): big
  • 贝 (bèi): shell / money

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 比

HSK 2 Word List

  • 比(bǐ): particle used for comparison and ‘-er than’; to compare; to contrast; to gesture (with hands); ratio

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 赛

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 决赛(jué sài): finals (of a competition)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 竞赛(jìng sài): race; competition; CL: 個|个(gè)
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