Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

比喻 bǐyù

  1. bǐyù noun a simile / a metaphor / an analogy / a figure of speech
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: (FE '比喻' 1; CED '比喻'; HSK '比喻' 1)
  2. bǐyù verb to compare two things
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison 比较
    Notes: (FE '比喻' 2; HSK '比喻' 2)

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧衞‧氓 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Mang 4
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷八十六 何武王嘉師丹傳 Volume 86: He Wu, Wang Jia and Shi Dan 1
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百一十七 載記第十七 姚興上 Volume 117 Records 17: Yao Xing Part One 1
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十九 Scroll 29 1