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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 比 (hi)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 比 (hi)

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MEANING:

compare, race, ratio

HOW TO READ:

On: hi
Kun: kura.beru

HOW TO REMEMBER:

I’m trying to compare these two spoons (匕). Which do you think is better?

WORDS:

比べ (kurabe): contest, comparison
比較 (hikaku): comparison
比類 (hirui): parallel, equal
比例 (hirei): proportion
比倫 (hirin): peer, match
対比 (taihi): contrast, comparison
無比 (muhi): peerless, unparalleled
比肩 (hiken): ranking equal with
等比 (touhi): equal ratio
比率 (hiritsu): ratio, proportion
比重 (hijuu): specific gravity
比べる (kuraberu): to compare
比べ物 (kurabemono): something being compared
比較的 (hikakuteki): comparative, relative
比翼の鳥 (hiyoku no tori): happily married couple


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

なかなか巧妙な比較です。
nakanaka koumyou na hikaku desu.
That’s a most ingenious comparison.

この犯罪は、もっとも冷血無比な犯罪である。
kono hanzai wa, motto mo reiketsu muhi na hanzai de aru.
The murder was a most cold-blooded one.

利子が以前に比べ少くなりました。
rishi ga izen ni kurabe sukunaku narimashita.
Everything is paying less interest than it used to.

みんなの思い出したことを集めて、その要点を比較してみましょう。
minna no omoidashita koto o atsumete, sono youten o hikaku shite mimashou.
Let’s pool reminiscences and compare notes.

私は、自分が本当に、比類のない人物だと思っています。
watashi wa, jibun ga hontou ni, hirui no nai jinbutsu da to omotte imasu.
I do think I am really a unique person.

選手が、今まで私の見たどんな技も比べ物にならないようなすばらしい動きを見せた。
senshu ga, ima made watashi no mita donna waza mo kurabemono ni naranai you na subarashii ugoki o miseta.
The players moved into action with a skill unrivaled by anything I’d seen so far.

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