Japanese Word Entry

知惠比べ

Simplified Japanese form: 知恵比べ

Kana:ちえくらべ
Definition: battle of wits, contest of wits
Alternative form: 知惠競べ 〔知恵競べ〕

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Chinese characters used in this word

know, wisdom, perceive, comprehend
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓ (zhī), ㄓˋ (zhì)
Cantonese: zi1, zi3
Japanese: チ / し.る、 し.らせる
Korean:
Vietnamese: tri

blessing, grace, favor, kindness, benefit, confer kindness
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨㄟˋ (huì)
Cantonese: wai6
Japanese: ケイ、 エ / めぐ.む、 めぐ.み
Korean:
Vietnamese: huệ
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compare, race, ratio, Philippines, to compare, liken, comparison, than
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄧˇ (bǐ), ㄅㄧˋ (bì), ㄆㄧˊ (pí), ㄆㄧˇ (pǐ)
Cantonese: bei2, bei6, pei4
Japanese: ヒ / くら.べる、 ならぶ、 ならべる
Korean:
Vietnamese: bỉ, bí, bì, tỉ

emulate, compete with, bid, sell at auction, bout, contest, race, contend, vie, compete
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄥˋ (jìng)
Cantonese: ging3, ging6
Japanese: キョウ、 ケイ / きそ.う、 せ.る、 くら.べる
Korean:
Vietnamese: cạnh
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