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  *大* | 大* | *大
big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother
HSK 1
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  *于* | 于* | *于
in / at / to / from / by / than / out of
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  *比* | 比* | *比
(particle used for comparison and "-er than") / to compare / to contrast / to gesture (with hands) / ratio
HSK 2
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  *楼* | 楼* | *楼
house with more than 1 story / storied building / floor / CL: 層|层, , 棟|栋
HSK 3
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  *强* | 强* | *强
strong / powerful / better / slightly more than / vigorous / violent / best in their category, e.g. see 百強|百强
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  *乎* | 乎* | *乎
(classical particle similar to 於|于) in / at / from / because / than / (classical final particle similar to 嗎|吗, , , expressing question, doubt or astonishment)
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  *才* | 才* | *才
a moment ago / just now / (indicating sth happening later than expected) / (preceded by a clause of condition or reason) not until / (followed by a numerical clause) only
HSK 3
not to arrive / not reaching / insufficient / less than
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  *赛* | 赛* | *赛
to compete / competition / match / to surpass / better than / superior to / to excel
other / the others / else / other than it / in addition to the thing mentioned above
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  *些* | 些* | *些
classifier indicating a small amount or small number greater than 1: some, a few, several
HSK 1
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  *胜* | 胜* | *胜
victory / success / to beat / to defeat / to surpass / victorious / superior to / to get the better of / better than / surpassing / superb (of vista) / beautiful (scenery) / wonderful (view) / (Taiwan pr. [sheng1]) able to bear / equal to (a task)
greater than / bigger than / more than, >
only / merely / no more than / but / however / anyway (to get back to a previous topic) / cannot be more (after adjectival)
speech sounds / pronunciation / colloquial (rather than literary) pronunciation of a Chinese character / phonetic / audio / voice / (Internet) to voice chat / voice message
more (than sth else) / even more
less than, <
usually / in many cases / more often than not
HSK 4
under / beneath / less than
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  *弱* | 弱* | *弱
weak / feeble / young / inferior / (following a decimal or fraction) slightly less than
HSK 5
to be lower than
among the people / popular / folk / non-governmental / involving people rather than governments
HSK 6
pronunciation / literary (rather than colloquial) pronunciation of a Chinese character
parts of the country other than where one is
record of actual events / documentary (factual rather than fictional)
greater than / to exceed
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  *似* | 似* | *似
to seem / to appear / to resemble / similar / -like / pseudo- / (more) than
rather than... / 與其|与其 A 不如 B (rather than A, better to B)
HSK 5
to arrive (esp. of notable person) / to visit (more formal than 光臨|光临)
within / less than
only / merely / nothing but / no more than / it's just that ...
incessantly / without end / more than / not limited to
HSK 6
apart from / other than / except for / external / outside of / on the other side of / beyond
travel organized by oneself rather than in a tour group
old-fashioned / out of date / to be later than the time stipulated or agreed upon
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  *瑟* | 瑟* | *瑟
a type of standing harp, smaller than konghou 箜篌, with 5-25 strings
senior male fellow student or apprentice / son (older than oneself) of one's teacher
foreign teacher (abbr. for 外國教師|外国教师) / greenhorn / novice / amateurish / religion other than Buddhism (term used by Buddhists)
more than ten / a dozen or more
big sister / elder sister / older sister (also polite term of address for a girl or woman slightly older than the speaker)
up to / no less than / as much as
to be not less than (a certain quantity, amount etc)
brick and mortar business / physical (rather than online) retail store
many times / on more than one occasion
more than / greater than
to get out of a predicament / to stick out / to take the initiative / remaining odd fraction after a division / a little more than
grain crops other than rice and wheat
over fifty percent / more than half
to suggest (rather than depict in detail) / freehand style of Chinese painting, characterized by bold strokes rather than accurate details
ahead of schedule / sooner than planned / to bring forward (to an earlier time)
junior female student or apprentice / daughter (younger than oneself) of one's teacher
older (than average in a group, at school, for marriage etc)
less-than-truck-load freight (LTL) (transportation)
senior female fellow student or apprentice / daughter (older than oneself) of one's teacher
limited term of imprisonment (i.e. anything less than life imprisonment)
outside / outer surface / abroad / place other than one's home
to say more than is necessary / to give unnecessary details
willingness / would rather (agree to X than Y)
lit. to hang upside down / fig. topsy-turvy and inequitable, e.g. manufacturing and trading costs exceed the sale price (of some goods) / to borrow more than one can ever repay
(affectionate form of address for a male who is not very much younger than oneself) my boy / old pal
more than a year
more than half / greater part / most / probably / most likely
nothing other than / to differ in no way from / the same as / to amount to
to give a discount / to be of less value than anticipated
to dump (selling abroad more cheaply than cost price at home)
more than one can bear (idiom); at the end of one's patience / the last straw
no less than / not inferior to
to do less well than before / to make a concession / setback / backward step / leeway / room to maneuver / fallback
HSK 5
extroverted / outgoing / to play audio through speakers (rather than through earphones) / (old) to appoint to a post outside the capital
less capable than desirable (idiom); not as strong as one would wish / the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
item (in a program of entertainments) / trick (act of mischief) / worthwhile result / accomplishment / sth significant but not immediately apparent / sth more than meets the eye
lit. military tactics on paper (idiom) / fig. theoretical discussion that is worse than useless in practice / armchair strategist / idle theorizing / cf Zhao Kuo 趙括|赵括 leading an army of 400,000 to total annihilation at battle of Changping 長平之戰|长平之战 in 260 BC
far more than / not just
literary (rather than colloquial) pronunciation of a Chinese character
heavier than Mt Tai (idiom); fig. extremely serious matter
to surpass / better than / superior to
lit. to guard a tree-stump, waiting for rabbits (idiom) / to wait idly for opportunities / to trust to chance rather than show initiative
lit. to mend the pen after sheep are lost (idiom) / fig. to act belatedly / better late than never / to lock the stable door after the horse has bolted
to be more scared than hurt (idiom) / to get through a daunting experience without mishap
(of a stock price or market index) currently lower than at the previous day's close
not beyond the scope of / nothing more than
more than ten / a dozen or more
not only / far from / more than
more than half
a portion smaller than a half / the lesser part / the smaller part
more than one can attend to (idiom) / deluged (with inquiries etc) / overwhelmed (by the beauty of the scenery)
to install (hardware) internally (rather than plugging it in as a peripheral) / (math.) to interpolate / interpolation
to do more than is required (idiom); superfluous / gilding the lily
no better (or worse) than each other / both in the same boat
seeing once is better than hearing a hundred times (idiom); seeing for oneself is better than hearing from many others / seeing is believing
to bite off more than one can chew (idiom) / to aim too high
better to have nothing (than substandard choice) (idiom); would prefer to go without than accept shoddy option
to be underwhelmed / to be less than impressed
colloquial (rather than literary) pronunciation of a Chinese character
to have more work than one can deal with / to have one's hands full
to lend (sth other than money) / to borrow
cannot maintain (sth) / unable to keep / more likely than not / may well
the palest ink is better than the best memory (idiom)
(of a stock price or market index) currently higher than at the previous day's close
easier said than done (idiom)

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