比較

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

From (hi, compare) + (kaku, compare)

Noun[edit]

比較 (hiragana ひかく, romaji hikaku)

  1. comparison

Verb[edit]

比較 + する (transitive, hiragana ひかくする, romaji hikaku suru)

  1. compare with, draw a comparison

Conjugation[edit]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

比較 (bigyo) (hangeul 비교)

  1. Hanja form? of 비교, “comparison”.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 比较
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bǐjiào
Zhuyin ㄅㄧˇ ㄐㄧㄠˋ
IPA (key) /pi²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ t͡ɕi̯ɑʊ̯⁵¹/
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Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bǐjiǎo
Zhuyin ㄅㄧˇ ㄐㄧㄠˇ
IPA (key) /pi²¹⁴⁻³⁵ t͡ɕi̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Adverb[edit]

比較 (traditional, Pinyin bǐjiào or bǐjiǎo, simplified 比较)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) comparatively

Verb[edit]

比較 (traditional, Pinyin bǐjiào or bǐjiǎo, simplified 比较)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to compare

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. 比较
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

比較 (traditional, POJ pí-kàu, traditional 比較, simplified 比较)

  1. comparatively

Verb[edit]

比較 (traditional, POJ pí-kàu, traditional 比較, simplified 比较)

  1. to compare

Usage notes[edit]

While pí-kàu can be used as an adverb in Min Nan, the term kha̍h () tends to be used in more colloquial settings.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "比較" (in Taiwanese/English), On-line Taiwanese/Mandarin Dictionary (台文/華文線頂辭典). URL accessed on 2011-01-30.