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different / distinct / not the same / not alike
  *齐* | 齐* | *齐
(name of states and dynasties at several different periods) / surname Qi
  *吴* | 吴* | *吴
surname Wu / area comprising southern Jiangsu, northern Zhejiang and Shanghai / name of states in Southern China at different historical periods
many different types
different / distinct / unequal / variable
  *变* | 变* | *变
to change / to become different / to transform / to vary / rebellion
many and varied / of many different kinds
to hold / to contain / to accommodate / to tolerate (different opinions)
to change over to / to switch to / to use (sth different)
to part or leave each other / to distinguish / difference / in different ways / differently / separately or individually
Nanjing subprovincial city on the Changjiang, capital of Jiangsu province 江蘇|江苏 / capital of China at different historical periods
  *越* | 越* | *越
generic word for peoples or states of south China or south Asia at different historical periods / abbr. for Vietnam 越南
  *异* | 异* | *异
different / other / hetero- / unusual / strange / surprising / to distinguish / to separate / to discriminate
widely different / large disparity
consultation (medical) / to meet for diagnosis / (by extension) consultation of different specialists
  *梁* | 梁* | *梁
name of Kingdoms and Dynasties at different periods / surname Liang
sth else / a separate matter / not the same thing / with different jobs (not colleagues) / a remarkable thing / sth special / an odd thing / sth strange or incomprehensible
to be a different person / not to be one's usual self
different / distinctive / unlike
Peiping or Beiping (name of Beijing at different periods, esp. 1928-1949)
Yanjing, an old name for Beijing / capital of Yan at different periods
pragmatic / flexible / to act differently in different situations / to accommodate to circumstances
  *魏* | 魏* | *魏
surname Wei / name of vassal state of Zhou dynasty from 661 BC in Shanxi, one of the Seven Hero Warring States / Wei state, founded by Cao Cao 曹操, one of the Three Kingdoms from the fall of the Han / the Wei dynasty 221-265 / Wei prefecture and Wei county at different historical periods
the corresponding time period (in a different year etc) / concurrent / synchronous
as different as can be (idiom) / poles apart
amphibious / dual-talented / able to work in two different lines
things are very different now (idiom) / times have changed
two quite different things / another kettle of fish
to transfer (a patient for treatment in a different hospital)
(of siblings) having the same father but different mothers
different routes to the same destination (idiom); fig. different means of achieve the same end
Wu state (in south China, in different historical periods) / Wu state 220-280, founded by Sun Quan 孫權|孙权 the southernmost of the three Kingdoms
two quite different things / two unrelated matters
Nanjing subprovincial city on the Changjiang, capital of Jiangsu province 江蘇|江苏 / capital of China at different historical periods
(of siblings) having the same father but different mothers / half (brother or sister)
different broth but the same old medicine (idiom); a change in name only / a change in form but not in substance
various / many different kinds of
outside appearance and inner reality differ (idiom); not what it seems / saying one thing but meaning sth different
not at all the same / substantially different
(lit.) to have taken the wrong medicine / (fig.) (of one's behavior etc) different than usual / abnormal
to change at once on seeing sth different (idiom); loving fads and novelty / never satisfied with what one has
to turn over in one's mind (idiom); to think through from different angles / to ponder
distinct / characteristic / in different ways / different
scattered essays / various opinions / different manners of speaking
different function
lit. to share the same bed with different dreams (idiom); ostensible partners with different agendas / strange bedfellows / marital dissension
all different / each unto his own
with different father (e.g. of half-brother)
Sichuan / the state of Shu in Sichuan at different periods / the Shu Han dynasty (214-263) of Liu Bei 劉備|刘备 during the Three Kingdoms
varying from person to person (idiom); different for each individual
new and different / novelty
music / (used in advertising instrumental tuition) / (archaic) musical instruments made of eight different materials (metal , stone , clay , leather , silk 絲|丝, wood , gourd , bamboo )
lit. a girl changes eighteen times between childhood and womanhood (idiom) / fig. a young woman is very different from the little girl she once was
lit. large smelting furnace / fig. the mixing of different ethnicities and cultures / Melting Pot
to change one's reservation / to transfer to a different flight or airline
(of siblings) having the same mother but different fathers / half (brother or sister)
to live under the same roof (of different generations)
different opinion / dissident view / absurd remark
  *判* | 判* | *判
to judge / to sentence / to discriminate / to discern / obviously (different)
through transport / through traffic jointly organized by different enterprises
to adjust to a different time zone
different tunes played with equal skill (idiom) / different methods leading to the same result / different approach but equally satisfactory outcome
states of south China in different historical periods / proverbially perpetual arch-enemies
in different poses and with different expressions / in thousands of postures (idiom)
entirely different / different as black and white
to put to a different use / to borrow / (linguistics) borrowing
the opposite sex / of the opposite sex / heterosexual / different in nature
different tribe
an assortment / a bit of everything / lots of different (skills)
lit. to stand with each foot in a different boat (idiom) / fig. to have it both ways / to run after two hares / (especially) to have two lovers at the same time
to charge different prices according to the situation / to collect (items) as appropriate
menfolk (collective term for men of different generations) / husbands and their fathers etc
lit. as different as sky and earth (idiom) / fig. night and day difference / opposite extremes / a world of difference / a far cry from
different mouths, same voice / to speak in unison (idiom)
vastly (different)
to express a different view / to take a different position
to lump different matters together (idiom)
lit. to take different roads and urge the horses on (idiom) / fig. to part ways
shuttle bus ferrying passengers between train stations on two different rail lines
The benevolent sees benevolence, the wise sees wisdom. / Different views are admissible. (idiom)
memorial hall to Zhuge Liang 諸葛亮|诸葛亮 (many of them in different town) / refers to tourist attraction in Chengdu 成都
special administrative region (SAR), of which there are two in the PRC: Hong Kong 香港 and Macau 澳門|澳门 / refers to many different areas during late Qing, foreign occupation, warlord period and Nationalist government / refers to special zones in North Korea and Indonesia
to transfer (a patient) to a different hospital / to transfer to hospital (e.g. a prisoner)
ant-eater (several different species)
half-sibling relationship / brothers with different mother / step-
to move / to shift / to move out of the way / to divert (money etc) to a different purpose
entirely different / quite separate
as different as heaven and earth (idiom) / worlds apart
dualism, belief that the universe is made of two different substance (e.g. mind and matter or good and evil)
cultural movement aspiring to study and emulate classic works, at different periods of history, esp. Tang and Song
to reassign sb to a different job / to turn around / to change direction / to make a U turn
a different matter / another story / (old) objection
as rivers Jing and Wei separate clearly (idiom) / to be entirely different
different / dissimilar
change of string, move out of rut (idiom); dramatic change of direction / to dance to a different tune
to notify at a different time / to notify later / to give prior notice
differing from one another / mutually different
proximity to cinnabar makes you red, to pitch makes you black (idiom, from Ouyang Xiu 歐陽修|欧阳修); different environments provide different influence. / Nurture determines a person's character.
place of charm and beauty / scenery of exceptional charm / completely different world
pluralism, philosophical doctrine that the universe consists of different substances

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