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noun, no adjective, na adjective, noun, used as a suffix

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English Meaning(s) for 別

  1. distinction; difference; discrimination
no adjective, na adjective, noun
  1. separate; different; another; extra
  1. exception; exclusion (oft. as 別として)
noun, used as a suffix
  1. classified by; ranked by; according to

Definition and Synonyms for 別

Distinction a distinguishing difference
Synonyms: , , 異同
Distinct not alike
Synonyms: , , 別様, 異なる
Distinct constituting a separate entity or part
Synonyms: , , 別々
Different unlike in nature or quality or form or degree
Synonyms: , , 別様
Other not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
Synonyms: ,
Different distinctly separate from the first
Synonyms: , , 別個
Some Other any of various alternatives
Synonyms: , , 別個
Distinct different in nature or quality
Synonyms: , , 別様, 異なる
Some Other some other
Synonyms: , , 別個

Meanings for each kanji in 別

» separate; branch off; diverge; fork; another; extra; specially

Categories 別 is a member of

Difference the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 別

Sample Sentences for 別

To know is one thing, and to do is another.
I can't find my notebook here; I must have put it elsewhere.
He insists on playing another game.
Moving money and technology from one side of the globe to the other is not enough.
I don't like this one; show me another.

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