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See also:
U+5225, 別
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5225

[U+5224]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5226]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 18, +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 口尸中弓 (RSLN), four-corner 62200, composition𠮠)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 138, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1924
  • Dae Jaweon: page 312, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 328, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+5225

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. *
variant forms 𠛰

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Oracle bone script Qin slip script Small seal script
別-oracle.svg 別-slip.svg 別-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*preːd, *praːd
*preːd
*pred, *bred
*pred

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (bone) +  (knife) – to cut up bone and flesh.

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *brat (cut apart, cut open). Cognate to (OC *preːd, “to divide; to differentiate”), (OC *red), (OC *red).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: bie̿ - “other”.
Note:
  • bĕk - vernacular (“other; different”);
  • biék - “to distinguish”;
  • biĕk - literary (“to leave; another”).
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • pa̍t - vernacular (“other”);
    • pat - vernacular (“to know; to be used to”, also written as );
    • pia̍t - literary (“to separate; to leave; surname in Mainland”);
    • piat - literary (“to distinguish; to interpret; surname in Taiwan”).
    Note:
    • biêg8 - Chaozhou;
    • biag8 - Shantou;
    • bag8 - “other”.
  • Wu
  • Note:
    • 5beq - vernacular;
    • 5biq - literary.

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    Initial () (3) (1)
    Final () (83) (83)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open Open
    Division () Chongniu III Chongniu III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /bˠiᴇt̚/ /pˠiᴇt̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /bᵚiɛt̚/ /pᵚiɛt̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /biæt̚/ /piæt̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /biat̚/ /piat̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /bjɛt̚/ /pjɛt̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /bĭɛt̚/ /pĭɛt̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /bʱi̯ɛt̚/ /pi̯ɛt̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    bié bie
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    bié bié
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ bjet › ‹ pjet ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*N-pret/ /*pret/
    English 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 2/2
    No. 820 821
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2 2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*pred/ /*bred/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. to cut apart; to divide up
    2. to divide; to separate
    3. to distinguish; to differentiate; to discriminate
      /   ―  bié  ―  difference; to distinguish
    4. distinction; difference; contrast
    5. group; class; kind
    6. to leave; to part
    7. to see someone off
    8. to pin; to clip
    9. to turn; to change
    10. to stick something in; to bolt
    11. (Min Nan) to interpret (one's fortune); to predicate
      籤詩 / 签诗 [Min Nan]  ―  piat chhiam-si [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]  ―  to interpret lottery poetry (poetry associated with fortune sticks)
    12. another; other
    13. special; unique; peculiar; particular
    14. misspelled; erroneous
    15. besides; in addition
    16. by oneself; on one's own; separately
    17. had better not; do not; don't
      /   ―  Bié qù!  ―  Don't go!
    18. particle used with after it to express supposition, often an imagined unfavourable scenario
    19. A surname​.
    Synonyms[edit]
    Dialectal synonyms of (“do not”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Classical Chinese 1
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
    Mandarin Beijing 別價
    Taiwan 不要
    Harbin
    Jinan 別價甭價不要
    Muping
    Luoyang
    Jiedian 不要
    Xi'an 不敢
    Xining
    Xuzhou
    Lanzhou 不要
    Ürümqi
    Wuhan 1
    Chengdu 1不要
    Guiyang 不要
    Liuzhou 1莫要
    Yangzhou 1不要
    Nanjing 不要
    Hefei 不要
    Cantonese Guangzhou 唔好
    Hong Kong 唔好
    Shunde
    Zhongshan
    Dongguan 唔好
    Hong Kong (Weitou) 唔好
    Taishan 唔好
    Doumen 唔好
    Kaiping 唔好
    Shaoguan
    Yunfu 唔好
    Yangjiang 1無好
    Xinyi
    Lianjiang
    Nanning 冇要
    Kuala Lumpur
    Gan Nanchang 1
    Lichuan 毋要不要
    Pingxiang 不要
    Hakka Meixian 1毋愛毋好
    Xingning 毋愛
    Huidong 毋好
    Qujiang 毋好
    Xiaosanjiang 毋好
    Changting 毋要
    Liancheng 毋要
    Ninghua 毋要
    Yudu 毋要毋敢
    Ruijin 毋要
    Shicheng 毋要
    Shangyou 毋要
    Miaoli (N. Sixian) 毋好
    Liudui (S. Sixian) 毋好
    Hsinchu (Hailu) 毋好
    Dongshi (Dabu) 毋好
    Zhuolan (Raoping) 毋好
    Yunlin (Zhao'an) 毋好
    Hong Kong 毋好
    Sabah 毋愛
    Senai 毋好
    Huizhou Jixi 不要
    Shexian 不要
    Tunxi 不要
    Jin Taiyuan 不要不敢
    Xinzhou 不要
    Min Bei Jian'ou 伓敢伓讓1
    Min Dong Fuzhou 伓通1
    Fuqing 伓通
    Matsu 1
    Min Nan Xiamen 毋通毋愛2
    Quanzhou 毋通毋愛
    Zhangzhou 毋通2
    Taipei 2
    Kaohsiung 2
    Tainan 2
    Lukang 2
    Sanxia 莫去
    Yilan 毋通2
    Penang 2毋通
    Pingnan
    Chaozhou 2
    Johor Bahru
    Haikou 無用2無莫
    Leizhou 無地
    Pinghua Nanning 冇要
    Wu Shanghai 勿要𧟰
    Suzhou 𧟰
    Hangzhou
    Wenzhou 𧟰
    Chongming 𧟰
    Danyang 弗要𫸻
    Jinhua 𫸻弗要弗用
    Ningbo
    Xiang Changsha 1不要
    Shuangfeng 1
    Loudi 不要1
    Quanzhou

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to make someone change their opinion; to dissuade”).
    (This character, , is a variant form of .)

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Adjective[edit]

    (-na inflection, hiragana べつ, rōmaji betsu)

    1. different, separate, another

    Inflection[edit]

    Adverb[edit]

    (hiragana べつ, rōmaji betsu)

    1. not particularly; not specially (used with a negative verb)

    Derived terms[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana べつ, rōmaji betsu)

    1. difference, another, exception

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (byeol) (hangeul , revised byeol, McCune–Reischauer pyŏl)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (biệt, biết, bét, bết, bệt, bịt, bẹt, bít)

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