较 (jiao): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 11, 2018

较 (Chinese PinYin: [jiào]; traditional Chinese:較) may mean: (1) verb. compare, e.g. 进行比较 (make a comparison); (2) verb. haggle, e.g. 斤斤计较 (square accounts down to the smallest detail); (3) adv. comparatively, e.g. 较好 (relatively good); (4) pre. used to introduce the object of comparison, e.g. 较去年增长更快 (grow faster than last year). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions (see below).

1. How to pronounce 较?

Chinese Pinyin: [jiào]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 较

Synonyms: 比, 相对,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 较 .

Fixed expression: 比较 (compare), 计较 (fuss about), 较长 (longer), 较量 (have a contest), 较真 (earnest), 较劲 (set oneself against),

Collocation: 比较急 (rather urgent), 比较好 (better), 较难 (more difficult), 较为容易 (relatively easy), 收入相对较高 (relatively high income),

Idioms: 斤斤计较 (square accounts down to the smallest detail),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 较 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 较.

4.1 我比较喜欢浓一点的咖啡。

Translation: I prefer stronger coffee.

4.2 最后,你必须将你的计划,希望和愿景与现实进行比较。

Translation: Finally, you have to compare your plans, hopes, and visions with reality.

4.3 我可能会选择一个较为阴柔的伴侣.

Translation: I may choose a more feminine partner.

4.4 你太较真了, 放松一点

Translation: You are so serious, try to relax.

4.5 获得相对较高收入的月光族的成员往往是经济唯物主义。 他们中的大多数人缺乏财务控制(即超支)并且未能规划未来。

Translation: Members of the Moonlight Clan who earn a relatively high income tend to be economic materialism. Most of them lack financial discipline (i.e. overspending) and fail to plan for the future.

4.6 尽管在其他地方还是比较少见的, 中国旅客并不是唯一购买航班延误险的群体。

Translation: Chinese travelers aren’t alone in turning to flight delay insurance, though it’s relatively uncommon elsewhere.

4.7 在这方面,该疾病只发挥比较次要的作用。

Translation: In this respect, the illness still plays a relatively minor role.

4.8 阿里巴巴是中国的电子商务公司,其规模和业务模式往往被拿来与亚马逊做比较。

Translation: Alibaba is a Chinese e-commerce company often compared to Amazon for its size and business model.

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