Japanese Word Entry

比べ
Kana:くらべ
Definition: contest, comparison, competition
Alternative forms: 較べ 、 競べ

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Chinese characters used in this word

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

contrast, compare, comparatively, more
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄠˋ (jiào), ㄐㄧㄠˇ (jiǎo), ㄐㄩㄝˊ (jué), ㄒㄧㄠˋ (xiào)
Cantonese: gaau3
Japanese: カク、 コウ / くら.べる
Korean: 교, 각
Vietnamese: giác, giếu, giảo
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

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
Variants
Simplified Chinese form: