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倍 bèi: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

倍 (bèi) English Meaning

  • (two, three, etc.) -fold
  • times (multiplier)
  • double
  • to increase or multiply

Traditional Character:  

倍 is only found in HSK 4.

Sample Sentences

  • 6的4倍是多少?
    6 De 4 bèi shì duōshǎo?
    How much is four times six?
  • 我有五倍于汤姆的书。
    Wǒ yǒu wǔ bèi yú tāngmǔ de shū.
    I have five times the number of Tom’s books.
  • 他拿的薪水是我的一倍。
    Tā ná de xīnshuǐ shì wǒ de yī bèi.
    He earns double my salary.
  • 中国是日本的20倍大。
    Zhōngguó shì rìběn de 20 bèi dà.
    China is twenty times as large as Japan.
  • 价钱是10年前的2倍。
    Jiàqián shì 10 nián qián de 2 bèi.
    Prices are double what they were ten years ago.
  • 祖父的年龄比我大五倍。
    Zǔfù de niánlíng bǐ wǒ dà wǔ bèi.
    My grandfather is five times as old as I am.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 bei 4
  • 亻 (rén): man
  • 咅 (pǒu ): pooh; pah; bah; (today used as a phonetic component in 部(bù), 倍(bèi), 培(péi), 剖(pōu), etc.)
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