The Chinese word “区别” means “difference” or “distinction”. It is commonly used to describe the differences between two or more things, people, or concepts. For example, you might use “区别” to explain the differences between two products, or to describe the distinctions between two similar words in Chinese. “区别” can also be used as a verb, meaning “to distinguish” or “to differentiate”.
Verb: to distinguish
|wǒmen xūyào qūbié zhè liǎng gài niàn
|We need to distinguish between these two concepts
|tāmen zhī jiān yǒu hěn dà de qūbié
|There is a big difference between them
|wǒmen yīnggāi xuéhuì qūbié hǎohuài
|We should learn to distinguish between good and bad
|zhè zhǒng yánsè de qūbié hěn wéixiǎo
|The difference in this color is very subtle
|zhè liǎng gè pǐnpái de qūbié zài nǎlǐ?
|What is the difference between these two brands?
|wǒmen xūyào qūbié shìshí hé yáoyán
|We need to distinguish between facts and rumors
|tāmen de guāndiǎn yǒu hěn dà de qūbié
|Their viewpoints have a big difference
|zhè liǎng gè rén de xìnggé yǒu hěn dà de qūbié
|These two people have a big difference in their personalities