phân

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See also: phan, Phan, phần, phấn, phản, and phận

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: phẩn).

Noun[edit]

phân

  1. stool; faeces; excrement
  2. fertiliser; manure

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

phân

  1. (historical) an ancient unit of length, equal to 1100 of a thước
  2. (historical) an ancient unit of weight, equal to 1100 of a lạng and approximately 0.378 g
  3. hundredth-level (centi-) unit, such as centimetre and centigram
  4. (colloquial) Short for phần trăm (percent).

Verb[edit]

phân

  1. to divide (among, between)
  2. to distribute; to allocate
  3. (colloquial) Short for phân công (to share).
  4. Short for phân biệt (to distinguish).