Meaning

Primary

Discrimination

Alternative

Distinction

Word Type

noun, する verb

Explanation

You make a distinction between people and based off that you separate the people. This is terrible! Why so much discrimination?

Reading

さべつ
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Context Sentences

私は偏見や差別は好きではありませんが、そういう冗談は好きです。

I don’t like prejudice or discrimination, but I do like those types of jokes.

Kanji Composition