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ChineseEdit

 
to divide; minute; (a measure word); (a unit of leng
 
body; torso; person; life; status; pregnancy; (a measure word used for clothes) suit
simp. and trad.
(分身)
anagram 身分

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VerbEdit

分身

  1. to handle more than one thing at a time; to divide one's attention

NounEdit

分身

  1. doppelganger; avatar
  2. (computing) thread; threading

JapaneseEdit

 分身 on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
ぶん
Grade: 2
しん
Grade: 3
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

分身 (hiragana ぶんしん, rōmaji bunshin)

  1. one of the bodies resulted from the split of another one into many parts
    • 2011 April 9, Sorachi, Hideaki, “だい三百三十八くん となりおくさまをつける [Lesson 338: Beware of the Housewife Next Door]”, in ぎんたま [Silver Soul], volume 39 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shueisha, ISBN 978-4-08-870208-7:
      オイ おすぎ ()てきちゃったよ
      Oi Osugi detekichatta yo
      Hey, Osugi just spawned up
      それでいいの‼これで () (ぶん) (しん) (かん) (りょう)
      Sore de ii no‼ Kore de ni-bunshin wa kanryō
      Very good‼ You have created two clones
       (ぶん) (しん)じゃねーだろ‼ある () () (ぶん) (しん)だけど‼
      Bunshin ja nē daro‼ Aru imi bunshin dakedo‼
      They ain’t friggin’ clones‼ Tho they kinda are in a way‼
  2. parturition; delivery; childbirth
  3. an offspring; an offshoot
  4. an avatar or embodiment of someone in some medium; the results of this partition
     (さく) (しゃ) (ぶん) (しん)
    sakusha no bunshin
    an embodiment of the author
  5. (Buddhism) a reincarnation
  6. an alter ego