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Stroke Count
4 Strokes
Radical
刀 + 2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. part, minute of time, segment, share, degree, one's lot, duty, understand, know, rate, 1%, chances, shaku/100
Readings
Kun'yomi: わ.け、わ.かつ、わ.かる、わ.ける、わ.かれる。
On'yomi: ブ、フン、ブン。

Japanese Meaning for 分

Dictionary Entries for 分

fun
noun
  1. minute
bu
noun
  1. one-tenth; one percent (one-tenth of a wari); 3 mm (one-tenth of a sun); 2.4 mm (one-tenth of a mon, a traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes); 0.375 grams (one-tenth of a monme); 0.1 degree (one-tenth of a do, used to measure body temperature on any temperature scale)
  2. one-quarter of a ryou (obsolete unit of currency)
  3. thickness
  4. advantageous circumstances
bun
noun, noun, used as a suffix, prefix
  1. part; segment; share; ration
  2. rate
  3. degree; one's lot; one's status; relation; duty; kind; lot
  4. in proportion to; just as much as

Stroke Order Diagrams for 分

Construction of Character for 分

Radicals and parts present in 分
Radical sword, saber, knife Kanji Details »
Part
Origin and construction of 分
  1. 会意。「」(左右にわけるの意)+「」(分ける道具)

Kanji related to 分

  • 沿

Meanings in Other Languages for 分

French
  1. portion, minute, section, part, degré, son lot dans la vie, comprendre, savoir, devoir, taux, 1%, chances, bu = 1/100 de shaku = 3.03 mm
Portuguese
  1. parte, minuto, segmento, grau, dever, compreender, saber, valor, 1%, oportunidades, shaku/100
Spanish
  1. parte, segmento, minuto, dividir, separar

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