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1差异 差異 chā cha1 yi4difference; discrepancy
2 yi4different; other; hetero-; unusual; strange; surprising; to distinguish; to separate; to discriminate
3异常 異常 chángyi4 chang2exceptional; abnormal; an anomaly
4变异 變異 biàn bian4 yi4variation
5奇异 奇異 qi2 yi4difference; discrepancy; fantastic; bizarre; odd; exotic; astonished
6惊异 驚異 jīng jing1 yi4amazed
7异性 異性 xìngyi4 xing4the opposite sex; of the opposite sex; heterosexual; different in nature
8异化 異化 huàyi4 hua4alienation (philosophy); (of speech) dissimilation
9异样 異樣 yàngyi4 yang4difference; peculiar
10诧异 詫異 chà cha4 yi4flabbergasted; astonished
11优异 優異 yōu you1 yi4exceptional; outstandingly good
12特异 特異 te4 yi4exceptionally good; excellent; clearly outstanding; distinctive; peculiar; unique
13各异 各異 ge4 yi4all different; each unto his own
14异物 異物 yi4 wu4rarity; rare delicacy; foreign matter; alien body; the dead; ghost; monstrosity; alien life-form
15无异 無異 wu2 yi4nothing other than; to differ in no way from; the same as; to amount to
16异口同声 異口同聲 kǒu tóng shēngyi4 kou3 tong2 sheng1different mouths, same voice; to speak in unison (idiom)
17变异型克雅氏症 變異型克雅氏症 biàn xíng shì zhèngbian4 yi4 xing2 Ke4 Ya3 shi4 zheng4variant Creutzfeldt-Jacobs disease, vCJD
18变异株 變異株 biàn zhūbian4 yi4 zhu1variant; variant strain (of virus)
19标新竞异 標新競異 biāo xīn jìng biao1 xin1 jing4 yi4to start on sth new and different (idiom); to display originality
20标新立异 標新立異 biāo xīn biao1 xin1 li4 yi4to make a show of being original or unconventional (idiom)
21标新领异 標新領異 biāo xīn lǐng biao1 xin1 ling3 yi4to bring in the new (idiom); new directions, different creation
22标新取异 標新取異 biāo xīn biao1 xin1 qu3 yi4to start on sth new and different (idiom); to display originality
23不容异己 不容異己 róng bu4 rong2 yi4 ji3to be intolerant (idiom)
24差异性 差異性 chā xìngcha1 yi4 xing4difference
25雌雄异色 雌雄異色 xióng ci2 xiong2 yi4 se4sexual coloration
26磁异常 磁異常 chángci2 yi4 chang2magnetic anomaly (geology)
27大放异彩 大放異彩 fàng cǎida4 fang4 yi4 cai3to shine (of talents, skills, accomplishment); to demonstrate extraordinary talent or skill
28大同小异 大同小異 tóng xiǎo da4 tong2 xiao3 yi4virtually the same; differing only on small points
29党同伐异 黨同伐異 dǎng tóng dang3 tong2 fa2 yi4to be narrowly partisan; to unite with those of the same views but alienate those with different views
30独放异彩 獨放異彩 fàng cǎidu2 fang4 yi4 cai3to project singular splendor or radiance; to perform brilliantly
31独在异乡为异客 獨在異鄉為異客 zài xiāng wéi du2 zai4 yi4 xiang1 wei2 yi4 ke4a stranger in a strange land (from a poem by Wang Wei 王维 )
32对映异构 對映異構 duì yìng gòudui4 ying4 yi4 gou4enantiomeric isomerism (chemistry)
33对映异构体 對映異構體 duì yìng gòu dui4 ying4 yi4 gou4 ti3enantiomeric isomer (chemistry)
34二氯异三聚氰酸钠 二氯異三聚氰酸鈉 èr sān qíng suān er4 lu:4 yi4 san1 ju4 qing2 suan1 na4sodium dichloroisocyanurate
35非异人任 非異人任 fēi rén rènfei1 yi4 ren2 ren4to bear one's own responsibilities and not pass them to others (idiom)
36分异 分異 fēn fen1 yi4distinction; differentiation
37怪异 怪異 guài guai4 yi4monstrous; strange; strange phenomenon
38瑰异 瑰異 guī gui1 yi4marvelous; magnificent
39诡异 詭異 guǐ gui3 yi4strange; weird
40好奇尚异 好奇尚異 hào shàng hao4 qi2 shang4 yi4to have a taste for the exotic (idiom)
41互异 互異 hu4 yi4differing from one another; mutually different
42互异其趣 互異其趣 hu4 yi4 qi2 qu4to have different tastes or temperaments (idiom)
43混食异乡 混食異鄉 hùn shí xiānghun4 shi2 yi4 xiang1to eke out a living in another country (idiom)
44基因变异 基因變異 yīn biàn ji1 yin1 bian4 yi4genetic variation
45基因染色体异常 基因染色體異常 yīn rǎn chángji1 yin1 ran3 se4 ti3 yi4 chang2genetic chromosome abnormality
46见异思迁 見異思遷 jiàn qiānjian4 yi4 si1 qian1to change at once on seeing sth different (idiom); loving fads and novelty; never satisfied with what one has
47迥异 迥異 jiǒng jiong3 yi4totally different
48离异 離異 li2 yi4to divorce
49立体异构 立體異構 gòuli4 ti3 yi4 gou4stereoisomerism (chemistry)
50立体异构体 立體異構體 gòu li4 ti3 yi4 gou4 ti3stereoisomer (chemistry)
51两性异形 兩性異形 liǎng xìng xíngliang3 xing4 yi4 xing2sexual dimorphism
52聊斋志异 聊齋志異 liáo zhāi zhì Liao2 zhai1 Zhi4 yi4Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio, Qing dynasty book of tales by 蒲松龄
53灵异 靈異 líng ling2 yi4deity; monster; strange; mysterious; supernatural
54令人惊异 令人驚異 lìng rén jīng ling4 ren2 jing1 yi4surprisingly
55排斥异己 排斥異己 pái chì pai2 chi4 yi4 ji3to exclude outsiders; to discriminate against dissenters (idiom)
56奇才异能 奇才異能 cái néngqi2 cai2 yi4 neng2extraordinary talents and abilities (idiom)
57奇花异草 奇花異草 huā cǎoqi2 hua1 yi4 cao3very rarely seen, unusual (idiom)
58奇花异卉 奇花異卉 huā huìqi2 hua1 yi4 hui4exotic flowers and rare herbs (idiom)
59奇能异士 奇能異士 néng shìqi2 neng2 yi4 shi4extraordinary hero with special abilities; martial arts superhero
60奇葩异卉 奇葩異卉 huìqi2 pa1 yi4 hui4rare and exotic flora (idiom)
61奇异笔 奇異筆 qi2 yi4 bi3marker (writing instrument)
62奇异果 奇異果 guǒqi2 yi4 guo3kiwi fruit; Chinese gooseberry
63奇异夸克 奇異夸克 kuā qi2 yi4 kua1 ke4strange quark (particle physics)
64奇珍异宝 奇珍異寶 zhēn bǎoqi2 zhen1 yi4 bao3rare treasure (idiom)
65奇装异服 奇裝異服 zhuāng qi2 zhuang1 yi4 fu2bizarre dress
66求同存异 求同存異 qiú tóng cún qiu2 tong2 cun2 yi4to seek common ground, putting differences aside (idiom)
67日新月异 日新月異 xīn yuè ri4 xin1 yue4 yi4daily renewal, monthly change (idiom); every day sees new developments; rapid progress
68稍异 稍異 shāo shao1 yi4differing slightly
69身死异乡 身死異鄉 shēn xiāngshen1 si3 yi4 xiang1to die in a strange land (idiom)
70神异 神異 shén shen2 yi4magical; miraculous; mystical
71甚感诧异 甚感詫異 shèn gǎn chà shen4 gan3 cha4 yi4amazed; astonished; deeply troubled
72势殊事异 勢殊事異 shì shū shì shi4 shu1 shi4 yi4lit. conditions unique and matters different; things are not the same as before (idiom)
73殊异 殊異 shū shu1 yi4entirely different; quite separate
74特异功能 特異功能 gōng néngte4 yi4 gong1 neng2supernatural power; extrasensory perception
75特异性 特異性 xìngte4 yi4 xing4specific; specificity; idiosyncrasy
76特异选择 特異選擇 xuǎn te4 yi4 xuan3 ze2special choice; special reserve
77提出异议 提出異議 chū ti2 chu1 yi4 yi4to disagree; to object; to differ; to challenge (a statement)
78同床异梦 同床異夢 tóng chuáng mèngtong2 chuang2 yi4 meng4lit. to share the same bed with different dreams (idiom); ostensible partners with different agendas; strange bedfellows; marital dissension
79同分异构 同分異構 tóng fēn gòutong2 fen1 yi4 gou4isomerism (chemistry)
80同分异构体 同分異構體 tóng fēn gòu tong2 fen1 yi4 gou4 ti3isomer (chemistry)
81同父异母 同父異母 tóng tong2 fu4 yi4 mu3(of siblings) having the same father but different mothers; half (brother or sister)
82同工异曲 同工異曲 tóng gōng tong2 gong1 yi4 qu3to get equal results with different approaches (idiom)
83同量异位素 同量異位素 tóng liàng wèi tong2 liang4 yi4 wei4 su4nuclear isobar
84同母异父 同母異父 tóng tong2 mu3 yi4 fu4(of siblings) having the same mother but different fathers; half (brother or sister)
85同实异名 同實異名 tóng shí míngtong2 shi2 yi4 ming2different names for the same thing (idiom)
86同素异形体 同素異形體 tóng xíng tong2 su4 yi4 xing2 ti3allotropy
87头足异处 頭足異處 tóu chùtou2 zu2 yi4 chu4beheaded (idiom)
88先露异常 先露異常 xiān chángxian1 lu4 yi4 chang2malpresentation (idiom)
89相异 相異 xiāng xiang1 yi4different; dissimilar
90新异 新異 xīn xin1 yi4new and different; novelty
91炫异露才 炫異露才 xuàn cáixuan4 yi4 lu4 cai2to show off and display one's ability (idiom)
92亚硝酸异戊酯 亞硝酸異戊酯 xiāo suān zhǐya4 xiao1 suan1 yi4 wu4 zhi3amyl nitrite
93讶异 訝異 ya4 yi4to be surprised; to be astonished
94眼露惊异 眼露驚異 yǎn jīng yan3 lu4 jing1 yi4There is a startled look in one's eyes. (idiom)
95异邦 異邦 bāngyi4 bang1foreign country
96异丙苯 異丙苯 bǐng běnyi4 bing3 ben3(chemistry) isopropylbenzene C9H12 (aka cumene)
97异丙醇 異丙醇 bǐng chúnyi4 bing3 chun2isopropanol; isopropyl alcohol C3H8O
98异病同治 異病同治 bìng tóng zhìyi4 bing4 tong2 zhi4to use the same method to treat different diseases (TCM)
99异步 異步 yi4 bu4asynchronous
100异步传输模式 異步傳輸模式 chuán shū shìyi4 bu4 chuan2 shu1 mo2 shi4asynchronous transfer mode; ATM
101异才 異才 cáiyi4 cai2extraordinary talent
102异彩 異彩 cǎiyi4 cai3extraordinary splendor
103异地 異地 yi4 di4different place; abroad
104异地而处 異地而處 ér chǔyi4 di4 er2 chu3to change places with another person; to be in another man's shoes (idiom)
105异地恋 異地戀 liànyi4 di4 lian4long-distance romance; long-distance relationship
106异丁苯丙酸 異丁苯丙酸 dīng běn bǐng suānYi4 ding1 ben3 bing3 suan1Ibuprofen or Nurofen; nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), trade names Advil, Motrin, Nuprin etc, used as analgesic and antipyretic, e.g. for arthritis sufferers; also called 布洛芬
107异丁烷 異丁烷 dīng wányi4 ding1 wan2isobutane
108异动 異動 dòngyi4 dong4to shift; to alter; unusual change; abnormal move
109异读 異讀 yi4 du2variant pronunciation (when the same character has more than one reading)
110异读词 異讀詞 yi4 du2 ci2word having alternative pronunciations
111异端 異端 duānyi4 duan1heresy
112异端者 異端者 duān zhěyi4 duan1 zhe3a heretic
113异父 異父 yi4 fu4with different father (e.g. of half-brother)
114异咯嗪 異咯嗪 qínyi4 ge1 qin2isoalloxazine (name of organic chemical)
115异构 異構 gòuyi4 gou4isomeric (chemistry)
116异构体 異構體 gòu yi4 gou4 ti3isomer (chemistry)
117异国 異國 guóyi4 guo2exotic; foreign
118异国情调 異國情調 guó qíng diàoyi4 guo2 qing2 diao4exoticism; local color; exotic
119异国他乡 異國他鄉 guó xiāngyi4 guo2 ta1 xiang1foreign lands and places (idiom); living as expatriate
120异乎常人 異乎常人 cháng rényi4 hu1 chang2 ren2different from ordinary men (idiom)
121异乎寻常 異乎尋常 xún chángyi4 hu1 xun2 chang2unusual; extraordinary
122异化作用 異化作用 huà zuò yòngyi4 hua4 zuo4 yong4catabolism (biology); metabolic breaking down and waste disposal; dissimilation
123异己 異己 yi4 ji3dissident; alien; outsider
124异见 異見 jiànyi4 jian4dissident; dissenting; dissent
125异见者 異見者 jiàn zhěyi4 jian4 zhe3dissident
126异教 異教 jiàoyi4 jiao4heresy; heathenism
127异教徒 異教徒 jiào yi4 jiao4 tu2member of another religion; heathen; pagan; heretic; apostate
128异腈 異腈 jīngyi4 jing1carbylamine; isocyanide
129异军突起 異軍突起 jūn yi4 jun1 tu1 qi3to emerge as a new force to be reckoned with (idiom)
130异亮氨酸 異亮氨酸 liàng ān suānyi4 liang4 an1 suan1isoleucine (Ile), an essential amino acid
131异龙 異龍 lóngyi4 long2allosaurus; also written 异特龙
132异卵 異卵 luǎnyi4 luan3(of twins) fraternal; dizygotic
133异卵双胞胎 異卵雙胞胎 luǎn shuāng bāo tāiyi4 luan3 shuang1 bao1 tai1fraternal twins
134异母 異母 yi4 mu3(of siblings) having the same father but different mothers
135异能 異能 néngyi4 neng2different function
136异频雷达收发机 異頻雷達收發機 pín léi shōu yi4 pin2 lei2 da2 shou1 fa1 ji1transponder; electronic device that responds to a radio code
137异曲同工 異曲同工 tóng gōngyi4 qu3 tong2 gong1different tunes played with equal skill (idiom); different methods leading to the same result; different approach but equally satisfactory outcome
138异人 異人 rényi4 ren2eccentric; unusual person; talented individual
139异色树莺 異色樹鶯 shù yīngyi4 se4 shu4 ying1(bird species of China) aberrant bush warbler (Horornis flavolivaceus)
140异食癖 異食癖 shí yi4 shi2 pi3pica (medicine)
141异事 異事 shìyi4 shi4sth 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
142异说 異說 shuōyi4 shuo1different opinion; dissident view; absurd remark
143异特龙 異特龍 lóngyi4 te4 long2allosaurus
144异体 異體 yi4 ti3variant form (of a Chinese character)
145异体字 異體字 yi4 ti3 zi4variant Chinese character
146异同 異同 tóngyi4 tong2comparison; differences and similarities
147异途同归 異途同歸 tóng guīyi4 tu2 tong2 gui1to reach the same goal by different routes; All roads lead to Rome. (idiom)
148异维A酸 異維A酸 wéi a suānyi4 wei2 A suan1isotretinoin (used in acne treatment)
149异文 異文 wényi4 wen2variant character; loan word; variant written form (for the same word); different edition
150异戊巴比妥 異戊巴比妥 tuǒyi4 wu4 ba1 bi3 tuo3amobarbital (drug) (loanword)
151异戊二烯 異戊二烯 èr yi4 wu4 er4 xi1isoprene
152异戊橡胶 異戊橡膠 xiàng jiāoyi4 wu4 xiang4 jiao1isoprene rubber
153异乡 異鄉 xiāngyi4 xiang1rare perfume; foreign land; a place far from home
154异香扑鼻 異香撲鼻 xiāng yi4 xiang1 pu1 bi2exotic odors assail the nostrils (idiom)
155异乡人 異鄉人 xiāng rényi4 xiang1 ren2stranger
156异想天开 異想天開 xiǎng tiān kāiyi4 xiang3 tian1 kai1to imagine the wildest thing; to indulge in fantasy
157异像 異像 xiàngyi4 xiang4extraordinary image
158异心 異心 xīnyi4 xin1disloyalty; infidelity
159异心坏心 異心壞心 xīn huài xīnyi4 xin1 huai4 xin1vicious intention
160异形 異形 xíngyi4 xing2not the usual type; atypical; heterotype
161异形词 異形詞 xíng yi4 xing2 ci2variant spelling of the same Chinese word, e.g. 笔划 ; exact synonym and homonym written with different characters
162异性恋 異性戀 xìng liànyi4 xing4 lian4heterosexuality; heterosexual love
163异性恋主义 異性戀主義 xìng liàn zhǔ yi4 xing4 lian4 zhu3 yi4heterosexism
164异性相吸 異性相吸 xìng xiāng yi4 xing4 xiang1 xi1opposite polarities attract; (fig.) opposite sexes attract; opposites attract
165异性性接触 異性性接觸 xìng xìng jiē chùyi4 xing4 xing4 jie1 chu4heterosexual sex
166异焉 異焉 yānyi4 yan1feeling surprised at sth
167异言 異言 yányi4 yan2dissenting words
168异义 異義 yi4 yi4objection; dissent; differing opinion
169异议分子 異議份子 fèn yi4 yi4 fen4 zi3dissidents; dissenting faction
170异议人士 異議人士 rén shìyi4 yi4 ren2 shi4dissident
171异议者 異議者 zhěyi4 yi4 zhe3dissenter; dissident
172异域 異域 yi4 yu4foreign country; alien land
173异源多倍体 異源多倍體 yuán duō bèi yi4 yuan2 duo1 bei4 ti3allopolyploid (polyploid with chromosomes of different species)
174异质 異質 zhìyi4 zhi4heterogeneous
175异质体 異質體 zhì yi4 zhi4 ti3variant
176异质网路 異質網路 zhì wǎng yi4 zhi4 wang3 lu4heterogeneous network
177异种 異種 zhǒngyi4 zhong3hetero-; variety
178异株荨麻 異株蕁麻 zhū qián yi4 zhu1 qian2 ma2common nettle (Urtica dioica)
179异装癖 異裝癖 zhuāng yi4 zhuang1 pi3transvestism
180异状 異狀 zhuàngyi4 zhuang4unusual condition; something odd; strange shape
181异族 異族 yi4 zu2different tribe
182音量变异 音量變異 yīn liàng biàn yin1 liang4 bian4 yi4variation of length (linguistics)
183因人而异 因人而異 yīn rén ér yin1 ren2 er2 yi4varying from person to person (idiom); different for each individual
184颖异 穎異 yǐng ying3 yi4highly intelligent; original and unique
185优异奖 優異獎 yōu jiǎngyou1 yi4 jiang3excellence award; merit award
186葬身异域 葬身異域 zàng shēn zang4 shen1 yi4 yu4to be buried in a strange land (idiom)
187珍禽异兽 珍禽異獸 zhēn qín shòuzhen1 qin2 yi4 shou4rare birds and beasts (idiom)
188珍异 珍異 zhēn zhen1 yi4rare; precious and odd
189政治异议人士 政治異議人士 zhèng zhì rén shìzheng4 zhi4 yi4 yi4 ren2 shi4political dissident
190智异山 智異山 zhì shānZhi4 yi4 Shan1Jirisan or Mount Chiri, mountain in the south of South Korea
191重力异常 重力異常 zhòng chángzhong4 li4 yi4 chang2gravitational anomaly (geology)
192诛锄异己 誅鋤異己 zhū chú zhu1 chu2 yi4 ji3to wipe out dissenters; to exterminate those who disagree
193追新逐异 追新逐異 zhuī xīn zhú zhui1 xin1 zhu2 yi4to seek whatever is novel (idiom)
194卓异 卓異 zhuó zhuo2 yi4(of talent) outstanding; exceptional
195骨髓增生异常综合征 骨髓增生異常綜合徵 suǐ zēng shēng cháng zōng zhēnggu3 sui3 zeng1 sheng1 yi4 chang2 zong1 he2 zheng1myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
196身首异处 身首異處 shēn shǒu chùshen1 shou3 yi4 chu4to be decapitated (idiom)
197天赋异禀 天賦異稟 tiān bǐngtian1 fu4 yi4 bing3extraordinary talent; exceptionally gifted
198异面直线 異面直線 miàn zhí xiànyi4 mian4 zhi2 xian4(math.) skew lines
199异味 異味 wèiyi4 wei4unpleasant odor

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