bì bǐ

  1. verb to associate with / be near
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 亲近 (Guoyu '比' bì v 1)
  2. verb to compare / to contrast
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison 比较
    Notes: For example, 我比你岁数大点 'I am a little older than you.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 174; Guoyu '比' v 1; Unihan '比')
  3. preposition used for comparison
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: A comparative preposition (Guoyu '比' prep; Sun 2006, loc. 1743)
  4. noun Kangxi radical 81
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '比' bǐ n 4)
  5. adverb by the time that / when
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 比 indicates a temporal sequence in this sense in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 159). For example, 比其反也 'on his return' (Mengzi: 2.6/10/17, translation by Legge)
  6. verb to gesture (with hands)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Communications 通讯
    Notes: (Guoyu '比' bǐ v 4)
  7. verb to make an analogy
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '比' bǐ v 5)
  8. noun an analogy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 譬喻 (Guoyu '比' bǐ n 1)
  9. noun an example
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 事例 (Guoyu '比' bǐ n 2)

Contained in

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  • 公子比 (公子比) 公子比出奔晉 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 昭公 Lord Zhao — count: 12
  • 比蒲 (比蒲) 大蒐于比蒲 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 昭公 Lord Zhao — count: 10
  • 大比 (大比) 則大比 — Rites of Zhou 《周禮》, 地官司徒 第二 2. Office of Earth and Minster of Education and Social Welfare — count: 9
  • 合比 (合比) 宋華合比 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 昭公 Lord Zhao — count: 7
  • 伯比 (伯比) 鬬伯比言于楚子曰 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 7
  • 比及 (比及) 比及宋手足皆見 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 莊公 Lord Zhang — count: 6
  • 比曰 (比曰) 熊率且比曰 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 6
  • 比出奔 (比出奔) 公子比出奔晉 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 昭公 Lord Zhao — count: 5
  • 比三 (比三) 以比三凶 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 文公 Lord Wen — count: 4
  • 比干 (比乾) 封比干墓 — Book of Documents 《尚書》, 周書 武成 Zhou Shu - Successful Completion of the War — count: 3