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比较 bǐ jiào: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

比较 (bǐ jiào) English Meaning

  • compare
  • contrast
  • fairly
  • comparatively
  • relatively
  • quite
  • rather

Traditional Characters: 比較

比 forms words in:

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较 forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 这次考试比较容易。
    Zhè cì kǎoshì bǐjiào róngyì.
    The exam was relatively easy.
  • 比较你和他的翻译。
    Bǐjiào nǐ hé tā de fānyì.
    Compare your translation with his.
  • 比较你和汤姆的答案。
    Bǐjiào nǐ hé tāngmǔ de dá’àn.
    Compare your answer with Tom’s.
  • 只应在同类事物中作比较。
    Zhǐ yīng zài tónglèi shìwù zhòng zuò bǐjiào.
    You should only compare like with like.
  • 比较一下这些三角形的面积。
    Bǐjiào yīxià zhèxiē sānjiǎoxíng de miànjī.
    Compare the areas of these triangles.
  • 把你的答案和老师的比较一下。
    Bǎ nǐ de dá’àn hé lǎoshī de bǐjiào yīxià.
    Compare your answers with the teacher’s.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

比 (bǐ): to associate with; to be near

  •  (bǐ): to confront

较 (jiào): comparatively; (preposition comparing difference in degree); to contrast; to compare; rather; fairly; clearly (different); markedly; to haggle over; to quibble; also pronounced (jiǎo)

  • 车 (chē): car
  • 交 (jiāo): to hand over; to deliver; to pay (money); to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines)

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 较

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 计较(jì jiào): to haggle; to bicker; to argue
  • 较量(jiào liàng): to have a contest with somebody; to cross swords; to measure up against; to compete with; to haggle; to quibble
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