不如 bùrú

  1. bùrú verb not equal to; not as good as
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison
    Notes: For example, in literary Chinese, 巧詐不如拙誠 'it is better to be simplictically honest than cleverly deceitful', from Han Feizi's Shuo Lin Shang (DCP 'Q102'; GHC '不如' 1; NCCED '不如' 1).
  2. bùrú adverb inferior to; it would be better to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: This adverb is often used as a connecting word in the main clause of subordinate complex sentences (NCCED '不如' 2).

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  • Scroll 1 Zhangzhe Shi Bao Jing (Velāma) 長者施報經 — count: 171
  • Scroll 290 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 54 , has parallel version
  • Scroll 35 Mahāsaṅghikavinaya (Mohesengzhi Lu) 摩訶僧祇律 — count: 35
  • Scroll 1 Shijia Pu 釋迦譜 — count: 31
  • Scroll 10 Abhidharmavijñānakāyapādaśāstra (Apidamo Shi Shen Zu Lun) 阿毘達磨識身足論 — count: 31
  • Scroll 3 Mahāparinirvāṇasūtra (Da Ban Niepan Jing) 大般泥洹經 — count: 30
  • Scroll 5 Jingang Xian Lun 金剛仙論 — count: 26
  • Scroll 60 Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (Da Zhi Du Lun) 大智度論 — count: 25 , has English translation
  • Scroll 7 Zhu Jing Yao Ji 諸經要集 — count: 24
  • Scroll 48 Fa Yuan Zhu Lin 法苑珠林 — count: 23

Collocations

  • 不如律 (不如律) 不如律教 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 般泥洹經, Scroll 1 — count: 15
  • 余者不如 (餘者不如) 餘者不如 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 37 — count: 14
  • 光明不如 (光明不如) 三十三天光明不如焰摩天光明 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 20 — count: 12
  • 色不如 (色不如) 汝色不如 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 22 — count: 9
  • 明不如 (明不如) 螢火之明不如燈燭 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 20 — count: 9
  • 不如人 (不如人) 莫令不如人訶我犯戒 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 22 — count: 6
  • 不如余者 (不如餘者) 不如餘者所說 — Brahma Net Sutra (Fan Wang Liushi Er Jian Jing) 梵網六十二見經, Scroll 1 — count: 5
  • 王不如 (王不如) 帝釋天王不如退還 — Beginning of the World (Qi Shi Jing) 起世經, Scroll 8 — count: 4
  • 国不如 (國不如) 彼國不如 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 13 — count: 4
  • 梵志不如 (梵志不如) 梵志不如是心行於布施 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 38 — count: 4