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比如 bǐ rú: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

比如 (bǐ rú) English Meaning

  • for example
  • for instance
  • such as

Traditional Characters:  比如

比 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

如 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 步态身体移动的方式,比如在行走过程中
    Bù tài shēntǐ yídòng de fāngshì, bǐrú zài háng zǒu guòchéng zhōng
    The manner in which the body moves, such as when walking.
  • 单人房间供一个人起居的住处,比如在旅馆
    dān rén fángjiān gōng yīgè rén qǐjū de zhùchù, bǐrú zài lǚguǎn
    An accommodation for one person, such as in a hotel.
  • 撬杠用于实施杠杆作用的某物,比如撬杠等
    qiào gàng yòng yú shíshī gànggǎn zuòyòng de mǒu wù, bǐrú qiào gàng děng
    Something, such as a crowbar, that is used to apply leverage.
  • 调动或被调动的人,比如转到一个新的学校
    diàodòng huò bèi diàodòng de rén, bǐrú zhuǎn dào yīgè xīn de xuéxiào
    One who transfers or is transferred, as to a new school.
  • 他的几个朋友来了,比如本、卡罗尔、麦克。
    tā de jǐ gè péngyǒu láile, bǐrú běn, kǎ luó ěr, màikè.
    Several of his friends came: Ben, Carol and Mike, for instance.
  • 我喜欢吃水果,比如苹果、梨子、香蕉等等。
    Wǒ xǐhuān chī shuǐguǒ, bǐrú píngguǒ, lízi, xiāngjiāo děng děng.
    I like fruits, such as apples, pears, bananas…
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Stroke Order & Character Components

比 (bǐ): to associate with; to be near

  •  (bǐ): to confront

如 (rú): as; as if; such as

  • 女(nǚ): woman
  • 口(kǒu): mouth

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 如

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 不如(bù rú): not equal to; not as good as; inferior to; it would be better to
  • 假如(jiǎrú): supposing; if
  • 如何(rú hé): what way; how; what
  • 如今(rú jīn): nowadays; now

HSK 6 Word List

  • 称心如意(chèn xīn rú yì): after one’s heart (idiom); gratifying and satisfactory; everything one could wish
  • 譬如(pì rú): for example; for instance; such as
  • 一如既往(yī rú jì wǎng): just as in the past (idiom); as before; continuing as always
  • 犹如(yóu rú): similar to; appearing to be
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