TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
分-bw.png

EtymologyEdit

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

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

Han characterEdit

(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 charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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 alsoEdit

  • Chinese Numeral

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping fan1, fan6, Yale fan1, fan6)

RomanizationEdit

NounEdit

(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 alsoEdit


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(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)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

(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)

CounterEdit

(hiragana ふん, romaji -fun)

  1. minutes (duration)
Minutes in Japanese
一分
(いっぷん, ippun)
二分
(にふん, nifun)
三分
(さんぷん, sanpun)
四分
(よんぷん, yonpun)
五分
(ごふん, gofun)
六分
(ろっぷん, roppun)
七分
(ななふん/しちふん, nanafun/shichifun)
八分
(はちふん/はっぷん, hachifun/happun)
九分
(きゅうふん, kyūfun)
十分
(じっぷん/じゅっぷん, jippun/juppun)

Related termsEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bun)
Eumhun:

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

MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin fēn (fen1), Wade-Giles fen1)

VerbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin fēn)

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

NounEdit

(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

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin fèn)

  1. part, share
  2. ingredient, component

CompoundsEdit

Beginning with 分

  • ABCDFG
    • 分兵
    • 分拨
    • 分表
    • 分辨 (to distinguish)
    • 分辩 (to exculpate, to defend oneself)
    • 分别
    • 分布
    • 分担
    • 分寸 (the limits of proper speech or conduct)
    • 分成 (to divide into parts)
    • 分厂 (sub-factory or branch factory)
    • 分发
    • 分房
    • 分封 (subinfeudate)
    • 分割 (to cut up)
    • 分隔
  • HIJKLM
    • 分行*
    • 分和
    • 分开
    • 分科 (subdiscipline, department, section)
    • 分库*
    • 分级
    • 分局*
    • 分解
    • 分界
    • 分机
    • 分类 (n: category, type; v: to sort, categorize)
    • 分类学 (taxonomy)
    • 分离 (separate)
    • 分离主义 (separatism)
    • 分裂 (separate, split)
    • 分裂主义
    • 分量 (to weigh)
    • 分力 (component of forces)
    • 分流 (diffluence, distributary, shunt)
    • 分明
    • 分母
    • 分秒 (every minute and second)
  • PQRST
    • 分配
    • 分批
    • 分派
    • 分片
    • 分歧
    • 分期
    • 分清
    • 分权
    • 分区
    • 分头
    • 分体
    • 分贴
    • 分散
    • 分身 (attend to something else, be distracted)
    • 分数
    • 分送
    • 分手
    • 分切
    • 分却
    • 分润

Not beginning with 分

Usage notesEdit

  • 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).

ReferencesEdit

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

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*biən, bhiə̀n)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phân, phận, phần)

Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 02:42