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Kanji Information Sheet for 比 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info: 比 (くらべるひ) – race
Henshall Mnemonic: compare two persons sitting side by side
Levels: JLPT N2 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 5
Frequency: #329 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N4 Words
- 比べる [くらべる]
(v1) (1) to compare; (2) to calibrate [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N3 Words
JLPT N2 Words
- 比較的 [ひかくてき]
(adj-na) comparatively; relatively [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N1 Words
- 対比 [たいひ]
(n,vs) contrast; comparison [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 比重 [ひじゅう]
(n) specific gravity; weight; part [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 比率 [ひりつ]
(n) ratio; proportion; percentage [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 比例 [ひれい]
(n) proportion [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 恵比寿 [えびす]
(n) The God of Wealth [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 見比べる [みくらべる]
(v1) to compare with the eye [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 比 [ひ]
(n,n-suf) ratio; proportion [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 比べ [くらべ]
(n,suf) (uk) contest; comparison; competition [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 比喩 [ひゆ]
(n) simile; metaphor [K] [D] [Jisho]