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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
分-bw.png

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) To separate () with a knife ()

分 分 分 分
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 18 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 金尸竹 (CSH), four-corner 80227, composition)

  1. to divide
  2. small unit of time etc.
  3. the number 1/10; 0.1

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 136, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1853
  • Dae Jaweon: page 304, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 321, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5206

See also[edit]

  • Chinese Numeral

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping fan1, fan6, Yale fan1, fan6)

Romanization[edit]

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, traditional and simplified )

  1. (Hong Kong) fan, a traditional unit of length, legally defined as 0.1 tsun () or 0.00371475 metres ()
  2. a minute of time
  3. an ancient small unit of time

See also[edit]


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ pin, pun, fun, fùn, fūn, Guangdong fun1, fun1, pun1 [Meixian, Siyan], fun1, pun1, fun1 [Hailu] fun1, fun1 [Hong Kong, Kwangtung], fun1, pun1, fun1, pin1 [Bao'an], fun1 [Dongguan], Hagfa Pinyim bin1, bun1, fun1, fun4)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ふん, romaji fun)

  1. a minute (unit of time)
  2. a minute (unit of angle)

(hiragana ぶん, romaji bun)

  1. part; share
    このケーキ
    kono kēki wa kimi no bun da yo.
    this piece of cake is yours. (your share; it implies there are other pieces of cake.)

(hiragana , romaji bu)

  1. an obsolete unit of currency equal to four (ryō)

Counter[edit]

(hiragana ふん, romaji -fun)

  1. minutes (duration)

Related terms[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bun)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: bun, McCune-Reischauer: pun, Yale: pwun)
  • Name (hangeul): [[나눌]] (revised: nanul, McCune-Reischauer: nanul)

Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin fēn (fen1), Wade-Giles fen1)

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin fēn)

  1. to divide, to separate
  2. to distribute, to allocate
  3. to distinguish, to differenciate

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin fēn)

  1. minute
  2. fraction
    分之
  3. (sport) point
  4. one tenth
  5. (unit of money) 0.01 (yuan)
  6. abreviation of 市分, a unit of lengh equivalent to 0.33 cm

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin fèn)

  1. part, share
  2. ingredient, component

Compounds[edit]

Beginning with 分

  • HIJKLM

Not beginning with 分

Usage notes[edit]

  • Terms marked with * are regular formations from nouns (e.g. 分校, 分行).
  • In the word 处分 (chǔfèn), this character is pronounced fèn (fen4).

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-01.

Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ hun (hun1), hūn (hun7), pun (pun1))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phân, phận, phần)