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bì bǐ

  1. verb to associate with / be near
    Domain: Actions 行为
  2. verb to compare / to contrast
    Domain: 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)
  3. preposition used for comparison
    Domain: Function Words 虚词
  4. noun Kangxi radical 81
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  5. adverb by the time that / when
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Communications 通讯

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冈比亚哥伦比亚埃塞俄比亚利比里亚利比亚莫桑比克赞比亚阿根廷比索古巴比索印度卢比尼泊尔卢比埃塞俄比亚比尔东加勒比元巴基斯坦卢比玻利维亚比索多米尼加比索哥伦比亚比索利比里亚元利比亚第纳尔马尔代夫卢比毛里求斯卢比莫桑比克梅蒂卡尔墨西哥比索塞舌尔卢比斯里兰卡卢比乌拉圭新比索印度尼西亚卢比赞比亚克瓦查智利比索比重比较比例相比比如比尔盖茨对比比率比丘比丘尼比喻比赛比索类比比方不比好比无比百分比比分比价评比

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 25
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 7
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯仲連鄒陽列傳》 Biographies of Lu Zhonglian and Zou Yang 7
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《為政第二》 Commentary on Wei Zheng II 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句下》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong II 6
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 6
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《比部》 Bì Radical 6

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
比及 比及 比及三年 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin 3

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
小人 2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
18. 《微子》 Wei Zi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
不孝 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
至於 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
王子 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
明王 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
東方 《釋地》 Explanation of Earth in Er Ya 《爾雅》 5
《釋草》 Explanation of Plants in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋鳥》 Explanation of Birds in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
王子 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2