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sài

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sài Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
sài | sai4
English translation
to compete
competition
match
to surpass
better than
superior to
to excel
to compete, to contend; contest, race

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About sài

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Number of strokes

14

Traditional form

sài

Contains the radical

Bèi

Part of speech

Other proper nouns / 其他专名 Qítā zhuān míng

Learning hint

money

Etymology of sài

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

gài ⿱? Bèi

Semantic compound

Bèi

Phonetic compound

gài

Explanation

Simplified form of sài . Phonosemantic compound. bèi represents the meaning and Sāi represents the sound. bèi (shell) depicts the prize for a competition - shells were used as currency in ancient China.

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Example sentences using sài

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知道 zhīdào zhè cháng 篮球 lán qiú sài shuí huì 上场 shàng chǎng .

I don't know (wonder) who will play in the basketball match.

孩子 háizi men 举行 jǔxíng 比赛 bǐsài , kān shuí 单足 tiào yuè zuì kuài .

The children had a competition to see who could hop the fastest.

zài líng 菲尔德2 shí 30 fēn cháng sài Zhōng ,18 háo 出赛 chū sài .

Number 18 in the 30 at Lingfield is a non - starter .

不论 bù lùn qíng ,比赛 bǐsài 照常 zhàocháng 举行 jǔxíng .

The game is continue regardless of rain or sun.

sài 结果 jiēguǒ shì Sān líng .

The result of the game was 3 - 0 [ three - nil or three - nothing ] .

Words with sài

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
比赛 bǐsài match比賽
sài match sài
决赛 juésài finals (of a competition)決賽
联赛 lián sài (sports) league聯賽
赛季 sài jì season (sports)賽季
参赛 cān sài to compete參賽
竞赛 jìngsài race競賽
赛车 sài chē auto race賽車
赛事 sài shì competition (e.g. sporting)賽事
锦标赛 jǐn biāo sài championships錦標賽
赛场 sài chǎng racetrack賽場
公开赛 gōng kāi sài championship公開賽
世锦赛 shì jǐn sài world championship世錦賽
半决赛 bàn jué sài semifinals半決賽
赛马 sài mǎ horse race賽馬
总决赛 zǒng jué sài finals (sports)總決賽
参赛者 cān sài zhě competitor參賽者
球赛 qiú sài sports match球賽
赛程 sài chéng competition schedule賽程
马赛 Mǎ sài Marseille, city in south France馬賽
赛跑 sài pǎo race (running)賽跑
开赛 kāi sài to start a match開賽
赛道 sài dào race course賽道

sài Decomposition & Compounds

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sài Decomposition

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