便宜

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Chinese[edit]

 
advantageous; cheap; ordinary; plain; convenient; handy; easy; then; so; thus; to relieve oneself
 
proper; should; suitable; appropriate
simp. and trad.
(便宜)
便

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Adjective[edit]

便宜

  1. cheap; inexpensive
    便宜商店 [MSC, trad.]
    便宜商店 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhè shì zhèn shàng zuì piányi de shāngdiàn. [Pinyin]
    This is the cheapest store in town.
    便宜不出 [MSC, trad.]
    便宜不出 [MSC, simp.]
    Yòng piányi de ròu jiù zuò bùchū hǎo tāng. [Pinyin]
    Cheap meat doesn't make good soup.
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of 便宜 (“cheap”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 便宜低廉
Mandarin Beijing 便宜
Taiwan 便宜
Jinan 便宜
Xi'an 便宜
Wuhan 便宜相因
Chengdu 相因便宜
Yangzhou 便宜划廉
Hefei 便宜
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Taishan
Yangjiang 平宜
Gan Nanchang 便宜
Hakka Meixian 便宜
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 便宜
Liudui (S. Sixian) 便宜
Hsinchu (Hailu) 便宜
Dongshi (Dabu) 便宜
Zhuolan (Raoping) 便宜
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 便宜
Jin Taiyuan 便宜
Min Bei Jian'ou 便宜
Min Dong Fuzhou 便宜
Matsu 便宜
Min Nan Xiamen 便宜
Quanzhou 便宜
Zhangzhou 便宜
Taipei 便宜
Kaohsiung 便宜
Penang 便宜
Chaozhou 便
Wu Shanghai 𠼢便宜
Suzhou 便宜𠼢
Wenzhou 便宜
Xiang Changsha 便宜
Shuangfeng 便宜
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Verb[edit]

便宜

  1. to let somebody off lightly
    不能這麼便宜 [MSC, trad.]
    不能这么便宜 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ bùnéng zhème biànyí le tā. [Pinyin]
    You shouldn't let him off so lightly.

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

便宜

  1. advantage (usually unfairly gained)
    每次便宜 [MSC, trad.]
    每次便宜 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā měicì bāng wǒ dōu xiǎng zhàn wǒ piányi. [Pinyin]
    He never helps me without trying to take advantage of me.
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Pronunciation 3[edit]


Adjective[edit]

便宜

  1. appropriate and convenient; to be best
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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
便
べん
Grade: 4

Grade: S
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

便宜 (hiragana べんぎ, rōmaji bengi)

  1. convenience, advantage
     () (よう) (しゃ)便 (べん) ()のために詳細 (しょうさい)取扱説明書 (とりあつかいせつめいしょ)もついてあります。
    Go-riyōsha no bengi no tame ni shōsai na toriatsukai setsumeisho mo tsuite arimasu.
    A detailed user manual is also included for the convenience of users.
  2. facilities
    故郷 (ふるさと)田舎 (いなか)とは ()っても (すぐ)れた便 (べん) () ()っていると (おも)う。
    Furusato wa inaka to wa itte mo sugureta bengi o motte iru to omou.
    My home town might be countrified, but I'd say it still has excellent facilities.

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