分別

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Chinese[edit]

 
to divide; minute; (a measure word)
to divide; minute; (a measure word); (a unit of leng
 
other; distinguish; contrary
other; distinguish; contrary; difficult; awkward; leave; depart; separate; classify; another; do not; must not; to pin
trad. (分別)
simp. (分别)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/2 2/2
Initial () (1) (3) (1)
Final () (59) (83) (83)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Checked (Ø) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open Open
Division () III Chongniu III Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɨun/ /bˠiᴇt̚/ /pˠiᴇt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/piun/ /bᵚiɛt̚/ /pᵚiɛt̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/piuən/ /biæt̚/ /piæt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pun/ /biat̚/ /piat̚/
Li
Rong
/piuən/ /bjɛt̚/ /pjɛt̚/
Wang
Li
/pĭuən/ /bĭɛt̚/ /pĭɛt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pi̯uən/ /bʱi̯ɛt̚/ /pi̯ɛt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fēn bié bie
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
fēn bié bié
Middle
Chinese
‹ pjun › ‹ bjet › ‹ pjet ›
Old
Chinese
/*pə[n]/ /*N-pret/ /*pret/
English divide be separated (intr.) separate (tr.)

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/2 2/2
No. 3148 820 821
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pɯn/ /*pred/ /*bred/

Verb[edit]

分別

  1. to part; to leave each other
  2. to distinguish; to differentiate
    分別…… / 分别……  ―  cóng zuǒ zhì yòu fēnbié wéi......  ―  from left to right are...

Synonyms[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

分別

  1. separately
  2. respectively

Noun[edit]

分別

  1. difference

Synonyms[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (分別):
  • Japanese: 分別(ふんべつ) (funbetsu)
  • Korean: 분별 (分別, bunbyeol)
  • Vietnamese: phân biệt (分別)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ぶん
Grade: 2
べつ
Grade: 4
on’yomi

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

分別(ぶんべつ) (bunbetsu

  1. sorting, classification

Verb[edit]

分別(ぶんべつ)する (bunbetsu surusuru (stem 分別(ぶんべつ) (bunbetsu shi), past 分別(ぶんべつ)した (bunbetsu shita))

  1. sort (separate according to certain criteria), classify
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

分別(ふんべつ) (funbetsu

  1. sense (sound judgement), discretion
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

分別(ふんべつ)する (funbetsu surusuru (stem 分別(ふんべつ) (funbetsu shi), past 分別(ふんべつ)した (funbetsu shita))

  1. discern
Conjugation[edit]

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Verb[edit]

分別

  1. Hán tự form of phân biệt (to distinguish, to discriminate, to discern).