Meaning of 分

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Ideographic: Pieces being further subdivided with a knife
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    • [ ] eight; all around, all sides
    • [ dāo ] knife; old coin; measure
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  • Pinyin: fēn

    English Definition: to divide; to separate; to distribute; to allocate; to distinguish (good and bad); part or subdivision; fraction; one tenth (of certain units); unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm; minute (unit of time); minute (angular measurement unit); a point (in sports or games); 0.01 yuan (unit of money)
    Example Words:
    分钟 [ fēn zhōng ]: minute
    十分 [ shí fēn ]: very; completely; utterly; extremely; absolutely; hundred percent; to divide into ten equal parts
    九分之一 [ jiǔ fēn zhī ]: one ninth
    二分之一 [ èr fēn zhī ]: one half
    五分之一 [ fēn zhī ]: one fifth
    More: 分* | *分 | *分*
  • Pinyin: fèn

    English Definition: part; share; ingredient; component
    Example Words:
    充分 [ chōng fèn ]: ample; sufficient; adequate; full; fully; to the full
    成分 [ chéng fèn ]: composition; make-up; ingredient; element; component; one's social status; Classifiers:
    过分 [ guò fèn ]: excessive; undue; overly
    分量 [ fèn liang ]: quantity; weight; measure
    处分 [ chǔ fèn ]: to discipline sb; to punish; disciplinary action; to deal with (a matter); Classifiers:
    More: 分* | *分 | *分*
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