Write 鄙(bǐ)(vulgar) in Chinese character

鄙 (bǐ)

Origin:

“鄙”字原作“啚”。上面的方形表示人们的聚居地,下面的“ ”是仓廪。其本义是“边邑”。后多用于指“粗俗”、“轻视”。


The character “鄙” was originally written as “啚.” The upper square represents human settlements, and the lower “ ” referred to the granary. Its original meaning was “the border areas.” Later, it came to mean “vulgar” and “to despise.”

Meaning:

vulgar; to despise

Words:

鄙薄(bǐbó): shallow
鄙视(bǐshì): to disdain, to despise
鄙夷(bǐyí): to scorn
鄙人(bǐrén): oneself
卑鄙(bēi bǐ): despicable

Sentences:

1、你不应该鄙视任何人。
Nǐ bù yīnggāi bǐshì rènhé rén.
You shouldn’t despise anyone.


2、Tā yìliǎnbǐyí de kànzhe nàge qǐgài.
他一脸鄙夷地看着那个乞丐。
He looked at that beggar in a scornful way.

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