不如 bùrú

  1. bùrú verb not equal to / not as good as
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison 比较
    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 比较 , 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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还不如巧诈不如拙诚猪狗不如禽兽不如一日不如一日金窝银窝不如自己的狗窝一代不如一代今不如昔好死不如赖活着不如人意好记性不如烂笔头自叹不如自愧不如来得早不如来得巧药补不如食补长痛不如短痛多一事不如少一事恭敬不如从命授之以鱼不如授之以渔授人以鱼不如授人以渔闻名不如见面请将不如激将

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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
  • 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
  • Scroll 7 Zhu Jing Yao Ji 《諸經要集》 — count: 24
  • Scroll 10 Mahāparinirvāṇasūtra (Mahayana Mahaparinirvana sutra) 《大般涅槃經》 — 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 — Madhyamāgama 《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 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 20 — count: 12
  • 明不如 (明不如) 螢火之明不如燈燭 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 20 — count: 9
  • 色不如 (色不如) 汝色不如 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 22 — count: 9
  • 不如天乐 (不如天樂) 人王者不如天樂 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 55 — count: 6
  • 不如人 (不如人) 莫令不如人訶我犯戒 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 22 — count: 6
  • 不如余者 (不如餘者) 不如餘者所說 — Brahmajālasūtra 《梵網六十二見經》, Scroll 1 — count: 5
  • 梵志不如 (梵志不如) 梵志不如是心行於布施 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 38 — count: 4
  • 王不如 (王不如) 帝釋天王不如退還 — Qishi Jing 《起世經》, Scroll 8 — count: 4