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English Definition(particle used for comparison and "-er than"); to compare; to contrast; to gesture (with hands); ratio; Belgium; Belgian; abbr. for 比利时
See also to associate with; to be near
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄅㄧˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bei2
Part of Speech(动) verb, (介) preposition
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=2; TOP=Basic,Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
比赛bǐsàicompetition (sports etc); match
比较bǐjiàoto compare; to contrast; comparatively; relatively; quite; comparison
比例bǐlìproportion; scale; ratio
比如bǐrúfor example; for instance; such as
比方bǐfanganalogy; instance; for instance
Words With Same Tail Word    
对比duìbǐto contrast; contrast; ratio
好比hǎobǐto be just like; can be compared to
无比wúbǐincomparable; matchless
不比bùbǐunlike
相比xiāngbǐto compare
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