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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
  *梁* | 梁* | *梁
name of Kingdoms and Dynasties at different periods / surname Liang
  *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
  *变* | 变* | *变
to change / to become different / to transform / to vary / rebellion
  *齐* | 齐* | *齐
(name of states and dynasties at several different periods) / surname Qi
to part or leave each other / to distinguish / difference / in different ways / differently / separately or individually
  *吴* | 吴* | *吴
surname Wu / area comprising southern Jiangsu, northern Zhejiang and Shanghai / name of states in Southern China at different historical periods
  *异* | 异* | *异
different / other / hetero- / unusual / strange / surprising / to distinguish / to separate / to discriminate
different / distinctive / unlike
Nanjing subprovincial city on the Changjiang, capital of Jiangsu province 江蘇|江苏 / capital of China at different historical periods
different place / abroad
many different types
to hold / to contain / to accommodate / to tolerate (different opinions)
the corresponding time period (in a different year etc) / concurrent / synchronous
  *判* | 判* | *判
to judge / to sentence / to discriminate / to discern / obviously (different)
the opposite sex / of the opposite sex / heterosexual / different in nature
many and varied / of many different kinds
consultation (medical) / to meet for diagnosis / (by extension) consultation of different specialists
different / distinct / unequal / variable
different function
menfolk (collective term for men of different generations) / husbands and their fathers etc
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
all different / each unto his own
to change over to / to switch to / to use (sth different)
to transfer (a patient for treatment in a different hospital)
through transport / through traffic jointly organized by different enterprises
to change one's reservation / to transfer to a different flight or airline
Peiping or Beiping (name of Beijing at different periods, esp. 1928-1949)
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
entirely different / different as black and white
amphibious / dual-talented / able to work in two different lines
Yanjing, an old name for Beijing / capital of Yan at different periods
to notify at a different time / to notify later / to give prior notice
states of south China in different historical periods / proverbially perpetual arch-enemies
widely different / large disparity
totally different
all kinds of / all sorts of / every (different) kind of
varying from person to person (idiom); different for each individual
to distinguish (between different things) / to make distinctions clear
  *殊* | 殊* | *殊
different / unique / special / very / (classical) to behead / to die / to cut off / to separate / to surpass
an assortment / a bit of everything / lots of different (skills)
pragmatic / flexible / to act differently in different situations / to accommodate to circumstances
to assign (a task to different people) / to allocate
all rivers run into the sea / use different means to obtain the same result (idiom)
to live under the same roof (of different generations)
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
different mouths, same voice / to speak in unison (idiom)
lit. as different as sky and earth (idiom) / fig. night and day difference / opposite extremes / a world of difference / a far cry from
different tribe
to reassign sb to a different job / to turn around / to change direction / to make a U turn
lit. to share the same bed with different dreams (idiom); ostensible partners with different agendas / strange bedfellows / marital dissension
in different poses and with different expressions / in thousands of postures (idiom)
lit. to take different roads and urge the horses on (idiom) / fig. to part ways
different tunes played with equal skill (idiom) / different methods leading to the same result / different approach but equally satisfactory outcome
as different as can be (idiom) / poles apart
to be precisely the same / to be no different
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
to be a different person / not to be one's usual self
things are very different now (idiom) / times have changed
to take an alternate route (idiom) / to find an alternative / to take a different approach / to blaze a new trail
to lump different matters together (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
(of siblings) having the same father but different mothers / half (brother or sister)
to move / to shift / to move out of the way / to divert (money etc) to a different purpose
to transfer (a patient) to a different hospital / to transfer to hospital (e.g. a prisoner)
two quite different things / two unrelated matters
half-sibling relationship / brothers with different mother / step-
two quite different things / another kettle of fish
collateral relative (descended from a common ancestor but through different lines)
all roads lead to Rome / use different means to obtain the same result (idiom)
different routes to the same destination (idiom); fig. different means of achieve the same end
different / dissimilar
place of charm and beauty / scenery of exceptional charm / completely different world
The benevolent sees benevolence, the wise sees wisdom. / Different views are admissible. (idiom)
music / (used in advertising instrumental tuition) / (archaic) musical instruments made of eight different materials (metal , stone , clay , leather , silk 絲|丝, wood , gourd , bamboo )
as rivers Jing and Wei separate clearly (idiom) / to be entirely different
to express a different view / to take a different position
widely different / utterly different
various / many different kinds of
outside appearance and inner reality differ (idiom); not what it seems / saying one thing but meaning sth different
to adjust to a different time zone
to change at once on seeing sth different (idiom); loving fads and novelty / never satisfied with what one has
to say sth without meaning it (idiom); to speak tongue in cheek / saying one thing but meaning sth different
scattered essays / various opinions / different manners of speaking
(of siblings) having the same mother but different fathers / 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
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
different / distinct / not the same / not alike
to turn over in one's mind (idiom); to think through from different angles / to ponder
lit. large smelting furnace / fig. the mixing of different ethnicities and cultures / Melting Pot
proximity 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.
(lit.) to have taken the wrong medicine / (fig.) (of one's behavior etc) different than usual / abnormal
Yue state / generic term for states in south China or southeast Asia at different historical periods
counter soldiers with arms, water with an earth weir (idiom); different situations call for different action / to adopt measures appropriate to the actual situation
cohabitation (of different populations or races) / to coexist
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.
to reverse a verdict / to present different views on a historical person or verdict
shuttle bus ferrying passengers between train stations on two different rail lines
dualism, belief that the universe is made of two different substance (e.g. mind and matter or good and evil)

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