Bi Jiao – Daily Mandarin Lesson 比较

Meaning

    compare; contrast; fairly; comparatively; relatively; quite; rather

Pronunciation

    Tone marks: ► bǐ jiào
    Tone numbers: bi3 jiao4

Chinese Characters

    Traditional: 比較
    Simplified: 比较

    First Character: 比 (bǐ) – to compare; to contrast; to gesture (with hands); ratio
    Second Character: 較 (jiào) – clear; distinct; compare; comparatively

Examples of Bǐ Jiào

    ► Nǎ yī jiàn yī fu bǐ jiào hǎo kàn?
    哪一件衣服比較好看?
    哪一件衣服比较好看?
    Which clothes look better?

    ► Sheí bǐ jiào gāo?
    誰比較高?
    谁比较高?
    Who is taller?


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