English Grammar Basic Similar words

The difference between “human” and “human”

The difference between“human“y“human“

“Human“y“human“they are easy to confuse due to inconsistency with the English pronunciation.

  • A“human“ is a person. as an adjective,“human“means to have a characteristic of humanity..
    • It is a human bone (i.e., a bone from a person).
  • “Humane“ describes the quality of having compassion.
    • It was a humane decision (i.e., a compassionate decision).

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When writers are reminded of how human words are pronounced and“human“, the problem is usually resolved.


The noun“human“means a person. As an adjective, it describes a characteristic of humanity (eg, the human soul, the human body, the human mind).

Example sentences with“human“:

  • I believe that every human feels pleasure in doing good to another. (American statesman Thomas Jefferson)
  • To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer. (Biologist Paul R Ehrlich)
    (Here,“human“is an adjective.)

El plural de“human“es“humans“. It is not“human“. The word“Human“(note the capital H) is a proper noun. It is the name of a Chinese coastal city on the South China Sea.


The adjective“human“describes the quality of having or showing compassion.

Example sentences with“human“

  • This inhuman world has to become more humane. (Author Friedrich Durrenmatt) ✔️
  • In my view, there is no such thing as humane meat. (Animal welfarist Ingrid Newkirk) ✔️

Common Terms with“Human“and“Humane“

Terms with“human“:

  • human anatomy
  • human biology
  • human development
  • human factors
  • human genome
  • human rights
  • human resources
  • human sciences
  • to be human
    (The term“to be human“carries the connotation of being imperfect, e.g.,“I am only human.“)

Terms with“humane“:

  • humane treatment
  • humane method
  • humane euthanasia
  • humane killing
  • humane trap

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